“First-time buyers have been left high and dry after the number of cheaper homes plunged under the Tories.
Just 7,245 new affordable homes to buy were funded by the government last year – down from 20,298 in 2009/10.
Official figures show the number of those homes completed fell for four years in a row after the Tories took power, and hit a low point of 4,280 in 2015/16.
It comes despite Theresa May declaring in January that it was her “personal mission to restore the dream of home-ownership”.
Labour claimed 77,000 fewer affordable homes to buy had been built than if construction had continued at the 2009/10 rate. ….”