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Right to Buy scheme for council house tenants is not under review

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Press speculation that the Government has begun a review of the Right to Buy Scheme for council house tenants is not true. A spokesperson for…

Press speculation that the Government has begun a review of the Right to Buy Scheme for council house tenants is not true.

A spokesperson for Communities and Local Government said:

We have absolutely no plans to change the Right to Buy Scheme, and it is not under review. Since its launch in the early 1980s, the Right to Buy Scheme has helped thousands of people into home ownership and has helped create mixed communities.