Shapps: only the Blitz did more damage than housing market renewal

The housing minister last week said that the damage caused to communities by the previous government's housing market renewal (HMR) programme was unparalled in the 70 years since the German bombing of UK cities during the Second World War.

by Adam Branson
Housing minister Grant Shapps
Housing minister Grant Shapps

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