PM hails council homes discount

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David Cameron
David Cameron

A dramatic increase in the discount available to tenants buying their council homes will restore a "vital rung on the property ladder", David Cameron said as the new policy came into force.


The Prime Minister hopes giving up to £75,000 off will reinvigorate the right-to-buy scheme introduced by Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s and encourage the creation of "stable mixed communities".