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Prescott pledges housing association homes are not for sale

Prescott also promised to limit the right of council tenants to buy their homes.

Speaking at a debate in sustainable communities at the party&#39s conference on Sunday, Prescott pledged that housing association homes are not for sale.

He says: “The Tories talk about part ownership, but all they want to do is extend the Right to Buy to all housing associations. Well, it ain&#39t going to happen. Those homes are not for sale.

“We&#39ve spent over £40bn on Right to Buy, we&#39ve got to ask ourselves. are we getting value for money.

“Instead of chasing the market with ever increasing discounts, why don&#39t we give more tenants an equity share which they can take with them.”

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