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Housebuilding and landbanking, foie gras, consumer trends for 2014

Consumer news. Winifred Robinson asks how we can build more houses, and are the French revolting over foie gras?

Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband is accusing builders of buying and retaining plots of land and so slowing the availability of new homes. NHS England calls for 7 day healthcare to cut mortality rates at weekends; one hospital tells us it's already working. What were the big consumer stories of 2013 and what could happen in 2014? A new scheme to help people with disabilities understand their mobile phones tariffs. And are the French revolting over foie gras?

Presenter: Winifred Robinson
Producer: Pete Wilson.

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55 minutes

Last on

Fri 27 Dec 2013 12:00

Chapters

  • Sales

    Post-Christmas bargains, are the deals value for money and do they help the high street?

    Duration: 06:12

  • Consumer News 2013

    What were the big consumer stories of 2013 - and what can we expect in 2014?

    Duration: 05:25

  • New Towns

    Ed Miliband has launched a Housing Commission to investigate how we can build more houses

    Duration: 05:25

  • 7 Day Hospitals

    NHS England calls for 7 day healthcare to cut mortality rates at weekends.

    Duration: 04:45

  • New Homes

    Labour Party Leader Ed Miliband is accusing builders of landbanking.

    Duration: 04:28

  • Foie Gras

    Are the French revolting over foie gras?

    Duration: 08:13

  • EASY READ OFCOM

    A new scheme to help those with disabilities understand their mobile phones tariffs

    Duration: 04:16

  • PREZZIE RETURNS

    Musicmagpie, technology selling site expects huge numbers of us to sell unwanted gifts

    Duration: 05:12

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