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Part of Housing and Planning Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:30 pm on 3rd May 2016.

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Photo of Stewart Jackson Stewart Jackson Conservative, Peterborough 7:30 pm, 3rd May 2016

My hon. Friend is making a very strong case. Does she remember the time, not that long ago—about half a dozen years—when the Labour party was on the side of working people and was considering reforms of lifetime tenancies of council houses? Now, for purely political reasons, it is not on the side of working people but, for electoral reasons, on the side of people who support the Labour party. That is why it opposes this policy.