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No-Deal Brexit: Short Positions Against the Pound

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 30th September 2019.

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Photo of Catherine West Catherine West Labour, Hornsey and Wood Green

One of the areas of the economy that the casino-style hedge funds will be betting against is the housing market. What assessment has the Treasury made of how many fewer homes will be built, and which section of the house building economy will be worst affected: renters, first-time buyers or pensioners?