Machinery of Government Changes: Home Buying Policy, Commonhold Law, and Protected Persons:Written statement - HLWS90

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Cabinet Office
Made on: 20 July 2017
Made by: Baroness Evans of Bowes Park (The Lord Privy Seal)
Lords

Machinery of Government Changes: Home Buying Policy, Commonhold Law, and Protected Persons

My Rt Hon. Friend the Prime Minister has made the following statement to the House of Commons:

This written statement confirms three machinery of Government changes.

Responsibility for home buying policy, including estate agent regulation, will transfer from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to the Department for Communities and Local Government. Responsibility for commonhold law will transfer from the Ministry of Justice to the Department for Communities and Local Government. These changes will be effective immediately.

Responsibility for protected persons policy will transfer from the Ministry of Justice to the Home Office. This change will be effective immediately.

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