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Inquiries and other work - Communities and Local Government Committee

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  • Business rates retention inquiry  Inquiry announced 02 November 2017

    Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry into the implementation of 100% business rate retention

  • Brexit and Local Government  Inquiry announced 17 October 2017

    Communities and Local Government inquiry into Brexit and Local Government

  • Draft Tenant Fees Bill inquiry  Inquiry announced 16 November 2017

    Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry into the Government's proposals to ban letting fees

  • Housing need and the NPPF inquiry  Inquiry announced 03 November 2017

    Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry into proposed changes to the calculation for new homes

  • Housing for older people  Inquiry announced 15 September 2017

    Communities and Local Government inquiry into housing on offer to older people

  • Overview and scrutiny in local government   Inquiry announced 15 September 2017

    Communities and Local Government inquiry into the effectiveness of local authority overview and scrutiny committees

  • Private Rented Sector inquiry  Inquiry announced 12 October 2017

    Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry into Private Rented Sector

  • DCLG priorities  Inquiry announced 19 September 2017

    Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry into Work of DCLG

Finding an inquiry

  • The 2010 Parliament began on 25 May 2010
  • This page lists current inquiries
  • Details of past inquiries from the 2010 Parliament can be accessed via the link on the left hand side to 2010 Parliament - past inquires

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Stages of an inquiry

Most, but not all, Select Committee inquiries are conducted as follows:

  • Written evidence called for
  • Oral evidence sessions held
  • Report published
  • Response published

Not all inquiries result in a Report

Select Committee Inquiries

Select Committees carry out inquiries on areas ranging from the work of government departments to economic affairs. The results of these inquiries are public and many require a response from the government.