Jenrick moots hike in 300,000 homes target and planning support for refurbishment over demolition

The housing secretary has said the government's target of building 300,000 homes a year by the mid-2020s "may not be ambitious enough" and has suggested that he will support the "renovation and refurbishment" of existing buildings through the planning system.

by Michael Donnelly
Housing secretary Robert Jenrick speaking at a previous Policy Exchange event at the Conservative Party Conference
Housing secretary Robert Jenrick speaking at a previous Policy Exchange event at the Conservative Party Conference

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