Housebuilders react to election result

Housebuilders have expressed concern over the result of the general election in which no party has won an overall majority suggesting an uncertain time ahead. The surprise result saw the Conservatives set to lose 13 seats, one of which was housing minister Gavin Barwell, resulting in a hung parliament. “The result was unexpected, and the

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Sky New Reports: FTSE 100 And Pound Rally On Tory Election Win

“The FTSE 100 has rallied strongly while the pound has made big strides against the dollar amid forecasts of a Conservative majority in the General Election.” “Market experts suggested sterling and the FTSE were on course to make their biggest one-day gains since 2009 in a relief rally.” “The pound put on 2% against the

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Housebuilding at the forefront in election manifestos

On the 14th April the Conservative Party launched its election manifesto with housebuilding, housing provision and home ownership at the top of the agenda. This follows Labour’s manifesto launch the day before which also proposed policies to boost new homes supply by building at least 200,000 homes a year by 2020. Labour confirmed its plans

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