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Key public sector workers 'cannot afford to buy homes' as property prices outstrip earnings

Policing among five professions where just eight per cent of towns across Britain affordable, study reveals.

Going through the roof: Average house prices have increased by a third between 2014 and 2019, more than four times average key worker annual earnings growth of just seven per cent

Going through the roof: Average house prices have increased by a third between 2014 and 2019, more than four times average key worker annual earnings growth of just seven per cent

Date - 17th June 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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The average police officer and other key public sector workers cannot afford to buy a home in 92 per cent of towns in Britain, a damning report has found. Halifax looked at housing affordability for five professions – firefighters,...
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