Prisk: State land sell-off could yield 33,000 new homes

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The Government has sold enough public sector land to build an estimated 33,000 new homes, the housing minister has revealed.He disclosed the figure following a Parliamentary question from Labour's shadow secretary of state for Communities and Local Government Hilary Benn. In a written response, Mark Prisk said: "To free up more surplus land for new housing, the Government is committed to releasing formerly used land, owned by central Government, capable of delivering up to 100,000 homes by Apri...

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