For decades, sink estates, and sometimes the people who lived in them, have been seen as something simply to be managed, leading to gangs, and entrenching poverty. It’s time to be more ambitious at every level.
Our mission is nothing short of social turnaround, removing and replacing the country’s worst housing estates with safe and attractive homes. This will mean massive estate regeneration jump-started with a new £140 million fund, tenants protected, and land unlocked for new housing all over Britain.
We know the worst estates offer huge potential to be revived so that they become thriving communities and places which people want to live and work in, and that’s something, as part of our One Nation approach, we’re determined to deliver.