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Boris outlines plan to tackle housing crisis

The capital's mayor, Boris Johnson, is today outlining his plans to solve London's housing problems.

The Mayor believes that the lack of housing in the capital could be a drag on it's economic growth, and that a dramatic acceleration of house building is needed over the 25 years.

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He'll set out what he believes needs to be done to house the capital's ever growing population

There's speculation that he's going to ask the government to give him the proceeds from stamp duty in the capital to spend on creating new homes.

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