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Brits 'stuck in the rent trap'

A new report today claims Britain's reputation as a nation of homeowners is coming to an end - and that a generation of would-be first time buyers are stuck in rented accommodation.

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MP questions stamp duty holiday for first time buyers

Jake Berry MP and housing expert has told ITV Daybreak that "a stamp duty holiday [for first time buyers] doesn't work."

He added: "£3.5 billion equity stake imputed from the government to help you buy your own first home with a small deposit, at a reasonable interest rate, I think is a much better help."

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