Vistry Group’s healthy results suggest a sector that’s doing very well despite the pandemic
Big housebuilders were mostly agreed last autumn: their sector had rebounded from the first national lockdown but more subsidies were needed to avoid a crunching slowdown this spring.
Would the chancellor like to extend his one-year stamp duty holiday on house purchases worth less than £500,000 in England and Northern Ireland? Or delay the post-March slimming of the Help to Buy scheme? If not, it was suggested, a cliff edge awaited.