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Housing and planning news from UK Parliament.

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Lords examines Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill at third reading
Lords completes final stage of scrutiny. Catch up
15 September 2021
Committee to question DWP ministers on temporary increase to Universal Credit
Welfare Delivery Minister Will Quince and Employment Minister Mims Davies are to face questions from the Work and Pensions Committee on the Government’s decision to end the temporary £20 a week uplift to Universal Credit
14 September 2021
Permitted development rights – Government should review role of certain PDRs, say MPs
Committee publishes their report on Permitted development rights
22 July 2021
Estimates day debate on building safety
Committee chair and other Members of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee will speak in the House of Commons Chamber
29 June 2021
Housing inquiry launched by new Lords Built Environment Committee
The new House of Lords Built Environment Committee launches its first inquiry on the demand for housing in the UK.
29 June 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss human rights sanctions, housing developments on flood plains, Official Development Assistance and the Child Maintenance Service. Learn more
25 June 2021
Chair to make statement in the chamber about Committee’s planning report
Chair to make a statement in the House of Commons chamber relating to the committee’s report on the future of the planning system in England
17 June 2021
How will COVID-19 impact housing and green spaces in towns and cities?
On Tuesday 22 June, the COVID-19 Committee explores the impact of the pandemic on housing and green spaces in towns and cities.
15 June 2021
Committee “unpersuaded” on Government’s three zones approach
Committee publishes report on The future of the planning system in England
10 June 2021
Landlords’ association, local authority and charities questioned on housing benefit policy
The Work and Pensions Committee examines Local Housing Allowance and housing supply
08 June 2021
Evidence session on Permitted Development Rights with Policy Exchange, London First and YIMBY Alliance
Committee holds evidence session on Permitted Development Rights with planning policy experts
07 June 2021
Lords debates Queen's Speech
Members discuss foreign affairs and defence on the last of five days of debate on the Queen's Speech. Find out more
20 May 2021
Committee examines impact of changes to Permitted Development Rights
Committee to hold the first session of its inquiry into Permitted Development Rights
17 May 2021
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