“We decided as a nation…that housebuilding didn’t matter”, writes Robert Colvile, 1 January 2019.
As The Telegraph reports on our analysis which showed Britain is on track to build fewer houses in the 2010s than any decade since World War Two, the CPS director argues that all is not lost. Current and recent housing ministers have “done their best to get the policy gears whirring” and construction has risen in recent years.
Click here to read Robert’s full piece in The Telegraph.
- The Sun – Fewer houses have been built in the past decade than any since World War Two, figures reveal
- The Times – Rate of housebuilding ‘below official targets’
- Order-Order: UK experiencing worst decade for housebuilding on record
- Daily Mirror: Decade of Tory rule condemns UK to the fewest new houses since WW2
- Daily Mail: Britain heading for worst decade on record for housebuilding despite efforts to up construction
- Independent: Housebuilding figures under Conservatives lowest since the Second World War
Date Added: Tuesday 1st January 2019