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08Oct92 UK: OPERATION BREAKTHROUGH ARCHITECT HITS BACK AT CRITICS OF THE SCHEME.

The architect of Operation Breakthrough, a system of funding large contracts for housing associations, as hit back at house builder critics of the scheme.Sir Norman Wakefield, deputy chairman of the Housing Corporation and former head of Lovell, complained of the 'conservative' building industry which he once championed.He was responding directly to House-Builders Federation director Roger Humber who said volume bids - where a contractor or developer works with one or more associations ...

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