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Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 2nd November 2011.

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Photo of Jonathan Reynolds Jonathan Reynolds Labour, Stalybridge and Hyde

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what consideration he has given to housing tenure reform as part of the big society initiative.

Photo of Andrew Stunell Andrew Stunell The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Communities and Local Government

The Government have embarked on a radical programme to shift power from Whitehall to the local level—to councils, housing associations and communities. Through the Localism Bill we are reforming the social housing system to make it fairer, striking a proper balance between the needs of new and existing tenants.

There will be no change to the security and rights of existing social tenants.

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