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Building Affordable Homes

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 8th September 2014.

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Photo of Mike Kane Mike Kane Labour, Wythenshawe and Sale East 2:30 pm, 8th September 2014

As someone born and raised in an affordable home, I know the value of such homes. I also know that not enough units are coming on stream in my constituency at the moment. This Government have presided over the lowest new build of new affordable homes in peacetime since the 1920s. Does the Minister regret slashing the budget by 60% on coming into government?