British House Building Industry

Part of Uk Shared Prosperity Fund – in the House of Commons at 4:47 pm on 5th September 2019.

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Photo of Ruth Cadbury Ruth Cadbury Labour, Brentford and Isleworth 4:47 pm, 5th September 2019

With due respect to the Minister, I think that the hon. Member for South Norfolk was talking about the housing benefit bill, which is not relevant to people who can buy their own homes. He was saying that that money would be far better spent on building affordable social rent homes for people who will never be able to buy their own home. Meanwhile, the Help to Buy programme has simply increased the price of flats in London.