Right-to-buy Scheme

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 3rd June 2013.

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Photo of Mark Prisk Mark Prisk The Minister for Housing 2:30 pm, 3rd June 2013

My hon. Friend puts his finger exactly on the point: some Labour councils and, indeed, some trade unions, which, as we know, bankroll the Labour party, are bitterly opposed to the idea that people should be able to buy their own home. I can tell him that this Government are determined to ensure that eligible tenants who want to exercise their right to buy will be able to do so, and never mind the politics on the other side of the House.