Housing (London)

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 12:15 pm on 15th February 2011.

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Photo of Chris Williamson Chris Williamson Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) 12:15 pm, 15th February 2011

Will the Minister concede that, although the right to buy was liberating and gave access to home ownership for people who perhaps previously would never have been able to aspire to it, the decision to prevent local authorities from building, or to make it difficult for them to build, alternative affordable accommodation contributed to the massive housing crisis with which we are confronted?