David Cameron and housing workers in Guildford
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David Cameron: 'We want to get Britain building'

First-time buyers of new homes will be able to borrow up to 95% of their value, as part of plans which David Cameron says will help ''get Britain building".

The mortgage indemnity scheme, in which the government will underwrite part of the risk, could help up to 100,000 people.

During a visit to Guildford in Surrey, Mr Cameron explained why the steps were being taken.

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