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Residential Property Directive

On 14 September the Committee wrote to the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Mark Hoban MP, in relation to the European Commission proposal for a Residential Property Directive.

This followed an oral evidence session held on 1 November with: Jackie Bennett, Head of Policy, Council of Mortgage Lenders; Nigel Terrington, Chief Executive Paragon Group of Companies; Vera Cottrell, Principal Policy Advisor, Which?; and Annik Lambert, Secretary General, European Mortgage Federation.

If you would like to read the Government’s explanatory memoranda on the proposals sifted for further scrutiny you can find them on the Cabinet Office's European Memoranda Search page

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