Oral evidence

Monday 4 February 2013

Witnesses: Dr Tim Brown, Director, Centre for Comparative Housing Research, De Montfort University, Professor Martin Partington CBE QC, Emeritus Professor of Law, University of Bristol, Dr Julie Rugg, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Housing Policy, University of York, Kay Boycott, Director of Communications, Policy and Campaigns, Shelter, Councillor Tony Newman, Member of Environment and Housing Board, Local Government Association, Jacky Peacock OBE, Secretary, National Private Tenants Organisation, and Alan Ward, Chair, Residential Landlords Association.

Monday 11 February 2013

Witness: Sir Adrian Montague CBE, Leader of the Review of the Barriers to Institutional Investment in Private Rented Homes.

Monday 4 March 2013

Witnesses: Mark Hayward, Managing Director, NAEA, representing the Association of Residential Letting Agents, jason Freeman, Legal Director, Goods and Consumer Group, Office of Fair Trading, Geoff Fimister, Senior Policy Adviser, Citizens Advice, Caroline Kenny, Executive, UK Association of Letting Agents, Peter Bolton-King, Global residential Director, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Christopher Hamer, the Property Ombudsman and Louisa Darian, Senior Policy Adviers, Which?

Monday 11 March 2013

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

Monday 25 March 2013

Witnesses: Andrew Cunningham, Chief Executive, Grainger plc, Richard Lambert, Chief Executive, National Landlords Association, and Sir Robin Wales, Mayor of Newham

Wednesday 8 May 2013

Witnesses: Richard Blakeway, Deputy Mayor for Housing, Land and Property, Greater London Authority, Stuart Corbyn, Chairman, Qatari Diar Delancey, East Village Operations, Neil Hadden, Chief Executive, Genesis Housing Association, Ian Fletcher, Director of Policy (Real Estate), British Property Federation, Paul Smee, Director General, Council of Mortgage Lenders, and Nigel Terrington, Chief Executive, Paragon Group of Companies plc 

Monday 13 May 2013

Witnesses: Ruth Abbott, Housing Standards and Adaptations Manager, City of York Council, David Shepherd, Assistant Director, Housing, Employment and Skills, Bradford Metropolitan District Council, John Statham, Head of Housing Partnerships, Leeds City Council, and Irfan Ahmed, Director, East Midlands Property Owners, Liam Burns, President, National Union of Students, Dr Richard Tyler, President, National HMO Lobby

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Wednesday 15 May 2013

Witnesses: Cllr Tony Ball, District Councils’ Network, Harry Cotterell, President, Country Land and Business Association, and Cllr Sarah Hayward, Leader, London Borough of Camden