Affordable housing figures lowest since 2000

“Spending on affordable housing is at its lowest point for 14 years.

Latest figures show it stood at £965million last year – the same as it was in 2000.

But the Tories were so embarrassed about the stats they waited five months to put them out. …

… Labour’s Chris Ruane tabled a Commons question in November asking ministers to provide details of their spending.

Housing minister Brandon Lewis finally answered as Parliament was dissolved last week for the General Election.”