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Monday, 26 March, 2001, 14:51 GMT
Planning and housing (UK)
Between 3.8 - 4.4 million new homes needed by 2016
Parties split on where to build homes
South-East England under most pressure


Set long-term development plan
60% of new homes on brownfield sites
Incentives to help housing in run-down urban areas
Rough Sleepers Unit to tackle homelessness
Oppose Whitehall-set housing targets
66% of new homes should be on brownfield sites
Protect greenbelt from new development
75% of new housing on brownfield sites
End scandal of empty property in south-east England
Cut VAT on redevelopment to rejuvenate cities
National home insulation scheme
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