Page last updated at 12:11 GMT, Wednesday, 22 April 2009 13:11 UK

Darling announces homeowner help


The Chancellor, Alistair Darling, has said he wants to reduce the number of repossessions in the UK.

In his Budget speech to Parliament he also announced a scheme to guarantee mortgage backed securities to boost lending and said the stamp duty holiday for homes over £175,000 would be extended.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2019 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific