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Week in Westminster - 21 July 2017
A round-up of key parliamentary business for the week beginning 17 July 2017.
Recent and aspiring first-time buyers
The findings from this year’s English Housing Survey show that, while first-time buyers are getting older and their incomes higher, the appetite for home-ownership from tenants remains undimmed.
Gross mortgage lending £22.1 billion in June
Gross mortgage lending reached £22.1 billion in June. This is a 9% increase on May. Gross mortgage lending for the second quarter of this year reached £60.3 billion.
Market commentary July 2017
The housing market has reached a plateau as activity and lending have been flat since the start of the year. Our gross mortgage lending estimate for June is £22.1 billion.
HS2 Phase 2b Crewe to Manchester, West Midlands to Leeds Property Consultation 2016
HS2 have published their response to the Phase 2b property compensation schemes consultation. They have decided to introduce the same compensation package for phase 2b as for previous phases.
Statistic of the week
Over the last 12 months, lending has averaged just over £20 billion a month.Read more...