Prime minister Theresa May’s speech at the Conservative party conference has drawn a largely positive response from the property sector after she pledged to invest in affordable and social housing.

The prime minister revealed an extra £2 billion of government cash would be provided for local authorities. 

Partner Alex Ground comments in Property Week on Theresa May's pledge of extra cash to increase affordable home delivery. 

Theresa May's speech - property reacts is available via subscription on the Property Week website. 

Alex advises on all aspects of planning, highways and compulsory purchase including planning applications, appeals, negotiating s106 agreements, challenges and enforcement. She acts mainly for property developers, strategic land owners, property owners, energy companies and private individuals on a complete range of projects from major development projects to those for individuals.