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SNP MSP Fulton MacGregor has welcomed new figures that show 1232 of new build homes were completed in North Lanarkshire last year.


The latest statistics from the Scottish Government show that over 9,300 affordable homes were delivered in 2019 across the country, an increase of more than 25% since 2016


Meanwhile, the number of homes for social rent in North Lanarkshire hit 630 last year – of which 146 were new council homes and 484 were housing association properties.


Welcoming the news, SNP MSP for Coatbridge and Chryston Fulton MacGregor said:


“Having a home to call your own really matters – that’s why the SNP Government has made the delivery of thousands of new affordable homes a priority.


“Just last year alone, we’ve seen 1232 new homes completed in North Lanarkshire, 630 of which are for social rent.


“On top of our commitment to deliver 50,000 affordable homes, we’re helping first-time buyers here in Coatbridge & Chryston get on the property ladder by lending them a chunk of their deposit.


“I’m proud that this SNP Government is getting on with the day-job, and is quite literally, building for the future of Scotland.”

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