Housing adaptations

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This page highlights some of the current parliamentary material available on housing adaptations for disabled people. This includes select committee reports, briefing papers on current legislation and other subjects produced by the parliamentary research services, and the latest Early Day Motions put down by MPs.

Commons Briefing Papers

DateDescription
10.02.2016The UN Inquiry into the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the UK
The UN Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is conducting an inquiry into the impact of the UK Government's policies on people with disabilities in relation to their human rights obligations. This briefing paper provides information on the Committee, details of the inquiry and an overview of the Government's policies in relation to people with disabilities.
09.12.2015Housing an Ageing Population (England)
This House of Commons Library briefing paper discusses the challenges around providing housing for older people in the midst of both a growing population and a still recovering housing market. It covers issues around housing stock; adaptations; retirement housing and asset release.
10.03.2015Constituency casework: housing (England)
This note provides a guide to reliable sources of information (including other House of Commons Library briefings) for answering common constituents' housing problems.
18.12.2013Disabled facilities grants (DFGs)
Disabled facilities grants (DFGs). By Wendy Wilson. SN/SP/3011. This note provides an overview of entitlement to disabled facilities grants and the process by which they are funded.
27.03.2012Disabled adaptations in leasehold flats and common areas
Disabled adaptations in leasehold flats. By Wendy Wilson. SN/SP/3133. This note explains the law around securing adaptations to leasehold properties.

POSTnotes

DateDescription
08.10.2014Palliative and End of Life Care
This POSTnote provides an overview of palliative care and its key components, approaches to managing and standardising care and key challenges to providing high quality care.

Early Day Motions

DateDescription
21.07.2008AIDS AND ADAPTATIONS IN SHEFFIELD
That this House welcomes the 2.4 million additional funding made available by the NHS to Sheffield City Council; recognises the importance of providing elderly people and people with ...

Glossary

  • Commons Briefing Papers (CBP) Papers providing in-depth and impartial analysis on every major piece of primary legislation and on other topics of public and parliamentary concern. Regular statistics papers are also published.
  • Early Day Motions (EDMs) - formal motions submitted by MPs in the House of Commons
  • POSTnotes (POST PN) - proactive four-page policy briefings from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology based on reviews of the research literature, interviews with stakeholders and peer review, commissioned by the POST Board
  • Lords Library Notes (LLN) - authored publications by the research section of the House of Lords Library that provide analysis of Bills, subjects for debate in the House and other issues of interest to Members.
  • Select Committee Reports - papers produced by all select committees of both Houses