The government is promising a new emphasis on people who rent their homes when it unveils its housing strategy this week.

Housing Minister Gavin Barwell said there would be minimum tenancies and more homes built for rent in a “change of tone” from previous Tory policy.

He said the government had not given up making home ownership available to all.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the rental market was “incapable of giving people the security they need”.