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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 11:32 am on 24th November 2011.

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Photo of Jack Dromey Jack Dromey Shadow Minister (Housing) 11:32 am, 24th November 2011

On Monday, the Prime Minister promised a housing revolution. On Tuesday, the shocking statistics were released showing a 99% collapse in the building of affordable homes and homes for social rent. The code on the release of official statistics states that statistics should be released in a way that “promotes trust”. May we have a statement to the House on whether the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister for Housing and Local Government knew of those shocking statistics before on Monday offering the latest false dawn to the people of England?