Tories broke pledge on 'starter homes' in 2015 manifesto, report says

Tories broke pledge on ‘starter homes’ in 2015 manifesto, report says

Spending watchdog finds government failed to build any of 200,000 homes promised

Successive Conservative governments have failed to deliver a single new “starter home” despite promising to build 200,000 by 2020, Whitehall’s spending watchdog has found.

The party’s 2015 manifesto committed to building the homes across England to be sold exclusively to first-time buyers under the age of 40, to help young people take their first step on the property ladder.

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Source: Guardian

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