Labour promises 1.5m new homes—can it deliver?

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According to Labour's election campaign claims, building more homes is central to the new government's economic growth strategy. Keir Starmer vowed that Labour would support house building to accomplish its goal of 1.5 million houses over the next five years. This means 300,000 dwellings will need to be created each year, doubling the number built in 2022-23. Labour claims it will accomplish this by shortening planning application delays, assisting first-time buyers and developing the 'ugly' green belt. Is this a realistic pledge?

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