We need more available affordable homes. Derek is working to support good landlords calling for a review of measures that discourage private landlords. Derek is backing a return to traditional house building where small local firms built our homes whilst providing good apprenticeships. Derek is pressing for more cash to help low-income families improve their homes with insulation and renewable energy.
Derek Thomas made a powerful speech in the House of Commons today in support of the government’s reforms of the planning system. The housing crisis in Cornwall can only be resolved by building houses - and we now have the opportunity to build them in a sustainable way.
To build back better is not a simple catchy headline. The Government is right to set this ambitious agenda ensuring that our country’s footing is built on opportunities for all and robust measures to secure a positive future wherever people live.