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AM writes for the Western Mail

Wales is in the midst of a housing crisis.

 

Whilst you’re unlikely to find many who disagree with that statement, there is a great deal of debate over what should be done about it.

 

Welsh Conservatives pledge to double number of new houses

The Welsh Conservatives have pledged to double the number of new homes built every year if they are in power after the next assembly election.

Around 6,000 homes were built in the 12 months to last June, down 19 per cent on the year before.

Urgent new law needed to reduce high-rise fire risk in Wales

Urgent action is needed by Welsh ministers to reduce fire risk in private high-rise flats, AMs have said.

An assembly investigation, held in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire, found that people who carry out fire risk assessments need little or no training.