MPs hold evidence session on housing and planning

15 March 2010

The Communities and Local Government Committee holds a one-off evidence session on housing and planning. Watch live from 4.40pm.


  • John Healey MP, Minister for Housing and Planning
  • Sir Bob Kerslake, Chief Executive of the Homes and Communities Agency

Questioning at this session is expected to cover a range of issues which the Committee has considered during this Parliament, including:

  • the Government's house building targets
  • skills gaps and labour shortages in local authorities
  • reducing carbon emissions from the existing housing stock
  • standards and regulation in the private rented housing sector
  • reform of the Housing Revenue Account subsidy system
  • design quality in publicly-funded new housing.

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