Fresh Investment in Council Housing Is Good News Says UCATT,

Commentating on the announcement that the Government is providing an additional £122.6 million to build new council housing, Alan Ritchie, General Secretary of construction union UCATT, said: “This is excellent news and underlines the Government’s commitment to building new council housing. Only by greatly expanding the council house building programme will the Government be able to tackle the chronic levels of homelessness that currently exist in Britain.”