What can Gideon Mean?

Page 164 of the Autumn statement

The government will also launch a review into the role local authorities can play in supporting overall housing supply.

If ever there was an open ended review it is this.  This includes the whole of the planning system and well as its role in direct construction.  Could this be another of Gideon’s trangulations i.e. supporting council house buildings in the run up to the next election?