Pincher drops commitment to one million homes in Oxbridge arc

Housing minister Christopher Pincher has stepped back from a 2017 government commitment to build one million homes by 2050 in the Oxford-Cambridge Arc, saying that the Arc is "not about housebuilding" but economic development.

by Ellie Kahn
Christopher Pincher - image: MHCLG
Christopher Pincher - image: MHCLG

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