Don Foster MP, Communities Minster, told ITV News about the New Homes Bonus plan, whereby around £8,000 is being given to local councils for every new home that's built or for every empty property brought back into use.
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Tory MP Nadine Dorries, who backed Brexit, claimed Ms Soubry had been in a bar before addressing the rally in Westminster.
A report is being released today, which includes a series of recommendations at reducing child poverty in Birmingham.
Bright or sunny spells across the region, especially in the morning but occasional showers are likely to develop in the afternoon.