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George Osborne: '15,000 new homes in Ebbsfleet'

The Chancellor George Osborne has said there will be a new garden city in Ebbsfleet in Kent.

Speaking to the BBC's Andrew Marr he said that the government's initial plan was to build 15,000 new homes in the area.

He also said he wanted to extend the Help To Buy scheme for newly-built houses to 2020. It was due to end in 2016.

You can watch The Andrew Marr Show in full on the BBC iPlayer.

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