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Housing: Long-Term Plan

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 6:09 pm on 9th February 2016.

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Photo of Richard Bacon Richard Bacon Conservative, South Norfolk 6:09 pm, 9th February 2016

Does my hon. Friend—by the way, I was born in his constituency, in Browns Coppice Avenue—think that it is instructive that we have heard a number of contributions from Conservative Members who were brought up in council houses? Those who strongly oppose the right to buy, although some of them are no longer in the Chamber, come from a wealthy background, and have been to top public schools. Whether or not they might one day have the chance to own their own home has never been an issue.