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Devolution and Growth Across Britain

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:39 pm on 3rd June 2015.

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Photo of Steve Pound Steve Pound Shadow Minister (Northern Ireland) 6:39 pm, 3rd June 2015

Does my hon. Friend agree that one of the tragedies and sadnesses of this Queen’s Speech is the ludicrous attack on housing associations, which amounts to nationalisation followed by liquidation through sequestration? Does she agree that the inevitable logic, if the Government wish to extend home ownership, is to extend this to private tenancies—and see what private landlords have to say?