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The State Opening of Parliament 

The UK general election took place on Thursday 4 July 2024. The new Parliament met on Tuesday 9 July 2024 for the election of the Speaker and swearing-in of MPs and Lords. The State Opening of Parliament and The King’s Speech will take place on Wednesday 17 July 2024.

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Housing and planning

Housing and planning news from UK Parliament.

Total results 364 (page 1 of 25)
EAC Chair calls for clarity on adapting UK’s buildings to heatwaves
EAC Chair calls for clarity on adapting UK’s buildings to heatwaves
22 May 2024
Challenges faced by those with disabilities on Lords agenda
Lords discusses access to benefits, work, education, housing and healthcare. Catch up
17 May 2024
Renters (Reform) Bill debate in the Lords
Fixed-term assured tenancies legislation considered by the House at second reading. Catch up
16 May 2024
Government response on need for greater protection for tenants in unhealthy homes lacks urgency
Health and Social Care Committee publishes Government response to Prevention in health and social care: Healthy places report
09 May 2024
Government must invest in building new social homes to tackle chronic housing shortage, say MPs
Government must invest in building new social homes to tackle chronic housing shortage, say MPs
08 May 2024
Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill undergoes Lords line by line scrutiny
Members consider changes as detailed scrutiny concludes. Catch up
02 May 2024
Affordable housing under spotlight in Lords debate
Members discuss increasing supply of homes and impacts on the economy. Catch up
26 April 2024
Social housing allocation plans - Levelling Up Committee Chair presses Government Minister on proposed ‘UK connection test’
Social housing allocation plans - Levelling Up Committee Chair presses Government Minister on proposed ‘UK connection test’
03 April 2024
Lords debates Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill
Members discuss key purpose of housing legislation at second reading. Catch up
28 March 2024
Shared ownership is failing to deliver an affordable route to homeownership, say MPs
Shared ownership schemes subject buyers to rising rents, uncapped service charges, and a disproportionate exposure to repair and maintenance costs
28 March 2024
Levelling Up Committee launches inquiry on Improving the home buying and selling process
Levelling Up Committee launches inquiry on Improving the home buying and selling process
26 March 2024
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Millions of voters face being disenfranchised at next General Election, warn MPs
Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Select Committee publishes Electoral Registration report
21 March 2024
Lords debates housing needs of young people
Members debate housing needs. Catch up
15 March 2024
Total results 364 (page 1 of 25)