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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
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
Lords votes on Fire Safety Bill as stages conclude
Lords votes on Commons decisions on the fire safety costs amendment made in the House of Lords. Find out more
29 April 2021
Lords debates housing
Members discuss the case for setting out a long-term housing strategy in a debate put forward by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Learn more
25 March 2021
Government’s cladding remediation proposals examined
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee gains the perspectives of a range of stakeholders, including homeowners, building managers, housebuilders and local authorities
26 February 2021
Lords debates non-domestic ratings bills
Members discuss accessibility, environment and privatisation of services
19 January 2021
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
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
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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HS2 Phase 2a Committee resumes hearings
The High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill Committee resumes hearings virtually.
15 July 2020
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Lords questions government on press freedom, Covid-19 and Black Lives Matter movement on 8 June
Watch live on Parliament TV from 2.30pm
08 June 2020
Lords debates Spring Budget
Members discuss economy following Chancellor's statement
19 March 2020
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