COMMONS

MPs take evidence on Building Regulations and Private Rented Sector

11 February 2013

Communities and Local Government Committee takes evidence on Building Regulations and Private Rented Sector.

Witnesses

Monday 11 February 2013

Building Regulations applying to electrical installation and repairs in dwellings

4.10pm

  • Rt Hon Don Foster MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Communities and Local Government

Private Rented Sector Housing

5pm

  • Sir Adrian Montague, leader of review of the barriers to institutional investment in private rented homes

The 4.10pm evidence session will follow-up the recommendations and conclusions that the Committee made in its report last year on Building Regulations applying to electrical installation and repairs in dwellings (HC 1851, Session 2010–12) and to question the Government on its conclusions on the review of Part P (electrical safety) of the Buildings Regulations.

The 5pm session is the second evidence session of the inquiry examining private rented sector housing, particularly the quality of housing in the sector, rent levels and the regulation of landlords, letting agents and houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) and tenure. This is the second oral evidence session and will focus upon the review of the barriers to institutional investment in private rented homes.

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