UK Politics

Liberal Democratic Party: Overcrowded housing reveals Labour’s failure says Teather

Press Release   •   Feb 23, 2010 10:39 GMT

“We urgently need to build new family-sized homes, and get a grip on the number of properties sitting empty and unused," said the Liberal Democrat Shadow Housing Minister.

Commenting on today’s report by Lloyds TSB Insurance which reveals the number of families living in overcrowded homes has hit a record high, Sarah Teather said:

“The news that a record number of families are trapped in overcrowded housing is yet more devastating evidence of Labour’s failure on social housing.

“We urgently need to build new family-sized homes, and get a grip on the number of properties sitting empty and unused.”