Labour Party

Labour government ‘would spend £10bn’ to build 120,000 new council and socially-rented homes

Scottish Labour will launch its general election campaign in Glasgow today with a pledge that a UK Labour government will fund the building of 120,000 homes at council and social rents over ten years.

Published 6 November 2019

Labour pledges £6bn retrofitting investment to end fuel poverty in Scotland

The Labour Party has unveiled its plan to retrofit homes to the highest energy efficiency standards possible, create at least 18,500 direct and 16,600 indirect jobs in Scotland and give households a cash boost, while tackling the climate emergency.

Published 4 November 2019

Labour's right to buy plans would destroy housing market, says Apropos

Proposals to introduce a "right to buy" scheme for private tenants would crash the private rented sector, according to Apropos by DJ Alexander.

Published 2 September 2019

Interview: CIH Scotland speaks to Danielle Rowley MP

CIH Scotland’s deputy director Callum Chomczuk caught up with Labour MP for Midlothian Danielle Rowley to find out more about the housing issues facing her constituents, and her top housing priorities as a Scottish MP.

Published 21 June 2018

UK: Labour plans to replace affordable housing definition with income-related measure

A future Labour government would rip up the current definition of affordable housing and instead bring in a measure linked to people’s incomes, Jeremy Corbyn has said.

Published 20 April 2018

UK: Labour manifesto housing targets welcomed

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has welcomed the Labour Party's commitment to build 200,000 new homes a year by 2020.

Published 14 April 2015