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Britain to shake up construction system as house building remains behind schedule

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 05:50

Britain's biggest housebuilder Barratt said it might build fewer homes in the current financial year and that high land prices have hit the number of properties completed in London.


BRITAIN'S housing market is too dependent on large homebuilders, housing minister Gavin Barwell said on Sunday, speaking ahead of the launch of the government's latest attempt to fix a chronic shortage of new homes.

The government has previously said it wanted to build a

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