The Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister have announced a major housing and planning package to boost the economy.
This includes a series of measures aimed at supporting businesses, developers and first-time buyers, while slashing unnecessary red tape across the planning system.
The package will help deliver:
The measures include:
The Prime Minister said:
“The measures announced today show this Government is serious about rolling its sleeves up and doing it all it can to kick-start the economy.
“Some of the proposals are controversial; others have been a long time in coming. But along with our Housing Strategy, they provide a comprehensive plan to unleash one of the biggest homebuilding programmes this country has seen in a generation.
“That means more investment around the county; more jobs for our people; and more young families able to realise their dreams and get on the housing ladder.”
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