Rachel Reeves announces Labour Government's plan for homebuilding

Rachel Reeves stood outside number 11 Downing Street
Rachel Reeves has promised to remove planning obstacles to build new homes (Image credit: Getty Images)

Rachel Reeves, has announced Labour's plan for homebuilding in her first speech as Chancellor of the Exchequer.

She has announced a number of measures to meet the government's manifesto pledge to build 1.5 million homes over the government's tenure.

Joseph Mullane
News Editor

News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.