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Housing and planning news from UK Parliament.

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Evidence session with housing charities and people who have experienced homelessness
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee continues its inquiry into the covid-19 pandemic on homelessness and the private rented sector.
16 December 2020
Evidence session on the Covid-19 pandemic, homelessness and rough sleeping
Questions will focus on how effective Government support has been in helping homeless people and those in the private rented sector
11 December 2020
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MHCLG should ditch the false promises instead of serially ditched housing policies
Public Accounts Committee publishes Starter Homes report
09 December 2020
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Local authority financial sustainability and the Section 114 regime inquiry launched
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee assess the scale and depth of financial sustainability issues within local authorities
03 December 2020
Provisional Hazardous Substances (Planning) Common Framework inquiry launched
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry will form the scrutiny part of the process for establishing the common framework and the processes governing it.
01 December 2020
Lords debates Fire Safety Bill at third reading
Bill passes to Commons to consider Lords amendments
25 November 2020
Building Safety Bill aims welcome but more detail needed
Government must end financial nightmare of historic remediation costs for leaseholders.
24 November 2020
Committee examines energy efficiency of existing homes
The Environmental Audit Committee explores the role of social housing providers in improving energy efficiency
13 November 2020
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PAC “not convinced by rationale” for opaque and “not impartial” Towns Fund selections
Committee publish report Selecting towns for the Towns Fund
11 November 2020
Local government representatives questioned on the Spending Review
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee looks at the additional challenges created by the Covid-19 pandemic and the quality of support provided by central government
10 November 2020
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Evidence session on planning reform with construction sector and local authority representatives
Committee continues its inquiry into the planning system in England as part of its inquiry into the future of the planning system in England
06 November 2020
Experts questioned on energy efficiency of existing homes
The Environmental Audit Committee considers how should we finance energy efficiency measures to upgrade UK homes
02 November 2020
New Inquiry: The Spending Review and Local Government Finance
Inquiry will examine financial health of local authorities, and comes in response to Treasury spending review and setting of departmental budgets
27 October 2020
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