Backbench rebellion halts vote on housebuilding targets

Rishi Sunak, November 2020

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A vote on making the government’s 300,000 new homes a year target mandatory has been delayed after dozens of Tory backbenchers threatened to stage the first rebellion Rishi Sunak would face as prime minister.

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