Stoke-on-Trent City Council worker Zainul Pirmohamed is the woman who came up with the idea to sell terraced houses for just £1.
She told ITV News Central reporter Chris Halpin how shocked she is the scheme now has global interest from places as far away as India, China and Australia, with foreign authorities looking at how they could adopt a similar project in run down communities abroad.
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