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Will Howie Targeting home truths

Last week, the government's plans for housing over the next decade or two were severely berated in the House of Commons. Irate opposition MPs were seriously concerned that the government planned to build 4.4M houses between 1991 and 2016. There is, of course, an element of old-time humbug about this attack, since six of these 25 years had already passed before the government came to power and, in any case, the 4.4M target came from a policy statement, Household growth: where shall we ...

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