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London Labour Housing Group (LLHG): Housing Survey to all Labour Leadership and Deputy Leadership candidates

LLHG recently sent a questionnaire on 15 key housing policy issues to each of the four Labour Leadership Candidates and to each of the Deputy Leadership Candidates. We will publish the responses on Red Brick and on LLHG facebook page as they are received.

The first response comes from Jeremy Corbyn MP.

LLHG: 1. Britain is only building half of the homes we need annually. What specific measures will you take to increase house building?

JC: The key is to get local authorities building again. In the post-war decades they used to build approximately half of our homes until they were prevented from doing so – and it was then that we saw the gap between supply and demand opening up and reach its current crisis. Through local councils, regional government in London, devolved administrations…

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