Tory Housing Policy “short sighted” and won’t work says Parliamentary Committee

A Parliamentary Committe chaired by a Tory Peer has criticised the Government’s housing policy and said that it won’t work.

“It is increasingly clear that we need to build more houses in

The Baroness O'Cathain OBE

Baroness O’Cathain

England and we wholeheartedly support that objective. However if we build those houses in the wrong place, to a poor standard,without the consent of local communities we are only storing up future misery for the people in those houses and others nearby.

“That is why we are recommending local authorities are once again empowered both to build new homes of their own, and to ensure all developments are of a suitably high quality.”

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