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Andrew Stunell MP writes… Tackling empty homes is shaping up to be a Coalition success story

As some of you will no doubt be aware, last week was National Empty Homes week. It managed to garner a lot more attention than normal thanks to a week of action from the Empty Homes Agency, who worked together with Channel 4 presenter George Clarke on a series of programmes that focussed on tackling the housing crisis, and in particular on empty homes.

George’s campaign is a welcome one, and comes at an important time. I regularly describe the number of empty homes we have in the UK as a national scandal. We have enough long-term vacant …

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    @ Richard Dean, What is Vice News , Richard? The small bit I watched having followed the link seemed like a propaganda exercise to me.
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