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Private rented sector and codification examined

06 March 2013

The Communities and Local Government Committee takes evidence on the private rented sector and examines the codification of the relationship between central and local government.

Witnesses

Monday 11 March 2013, Wilson Room, Portculllis House

Private Rented Sector

At 4.10pm

  • Cllr Simon Blackburn, Leader, Blackpool Borough Council
  • Tom Gilchrist, Service Manager, Private Housing Sector, Bristol City Council
  • Cllr Jonathan Glanz, Cabinet Member for Housing and Property, Westminster City Council

The session is the fourth evidence session of the inquiry examining private rented sector housing, particularly the quality of housing in the sector, rent levels, tenure and the regulation of landlords, letting agents and houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). This session will focus on the role of local authorities in the private rented sector.

Codification of the relationship between central and local government

At 5.15pm

  • Graham Allen MP

The Committee takes evidence from Graham Allen MP, Chair of the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee, which has produced a report in January 'Prospects for codifying the relationship between central and local government' and an illustrative draft code for central and local government.

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