UK Politics

Liberal Democratic Party: Stunell: Lib Dems are tackling the housing problems in this country

Press Release   •   Oct 21, 2010 12:51 BST

“In spite of such trying economic circumstances, Liberal Democrats are getting on with the job of tackling the housing problem in this country that has fast become Labour’s hidden legacy.”

Commenting on the outcomes of the Comprehensive Spending Review on the Department for Communities and Local Government, Lib Dem Communities Minister Andrew Stunell said:

“These cuts are tough, but fair, and sadly necessary.

“Despite reductions in spending, Liberal Democrats in government will this year deliver more new social homes than in any year under the previous Labour government.

“We will also deliver a bigger net increase in affordable housing in this Parliament than Labour managed in their 13 years in power, for considerably less money.

“In spite of such trying economic circumstances, Liberal Democrats are getting on with the job of tackling the housing problem in this country that has fast become Labour’s hidden legacy.”