Local government reacts to the Prime Minister's housing pledge

By Hiba Mahamadi | 04 October 2017

Councils are not equipped to carry out the large-scale construction of housing, a leading think-tank has said in reaction to the Prime Minister’s housing announcement today.

Speaking at the Conservative Party Conference, Theresa May said that the Government will help build a ‘new generation of council houses’ as she announced an extra £2bn for affordable housing.

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