Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:51 pm on 26th February 2019.
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Yes, it was our policy, and if it had been delivered with the amount of money that was originally intended, it might have worked. However, in 2015 the then Chancellor took £3 billion out of the budget, leaving the policy crippled.
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