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What is a starter home?

Part of Housing and Planning Bill – in the House of Commons at 5:30 pm on 3rd May 2016.

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Photo of Jake Berry Jake Berry Conservative, Rossendale and Darwen 5:30 pm, 3rd May 2016

My constituents in Rossendale and Darwen look at many of the arguments of Labour Members and say that they are completely London focused. What we in Lancashire want are starter homes that people can buy at a discount and an extension of other affordable housing schemes. Will the Minister take the opportunity to agree with everyone who lives in Lancashire and says, “Let’s get on with it. We want to buy a home; we want to live in an affordable home. Let’s not just talk about London”?