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Housing: Worcestershire

Question for Department for Communities and Local Government

UIN 54921, tabled on 25 November 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department plans to take to ensure that new housing developments support economic growth and increase job creation in Worcestershire.

Answered on

5 December 2016

An extra £5.3 billion of funding for housing was announced at Autumn Statement, taking total planned investment to over £25 billion for the Spending Review period. This funding will support construction jobs, but also wider economic growth. Building more of the right homes, in the right places, is central to our vision of a country that works for everyone. Further details will be set out in the government’s forthcoming Housing White Paper.