Housing white paper 'not up to the job'
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Liam Halligan on housing market and building homes

This week the May government promised to fix the broken housing market just as the Cameron one promised before it, as did Brown and Blair before that.

But the UK has continued to build far fewer homes than were needed, so rents soared and fewer young people are homeowners, even though more of them have financial help from their families.

In a personal film for This Week, Liam Halligan from The Telegraph looks at whether the latest set of plans will be any more successful, but said: "This housing market white paper promised much, but it does not quite stack up."

  • 10 Feb 2017
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