Exemption originally applied to workers such as au pairs but was often applied to live-in servants
The holiday will save thousands more buyers up to £15,000 in costs. First-time buyer Jessica Sena (pictured) saved £5,000. She exchanged contracts just hours after Rishi Sunak's announcement.
Letters: The system fails to take in to account the contribution women make through non-paid work, writes one reader
Having a large enough garden to accommodate a vegetable patch or greenhouse is useful - but not absolutely necessary. All that is really required to get started is space on a kitchen window ledge.