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Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee

Commons Select Committee

Welcome to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee. The Committee scrutinises the policy, administration and spending of the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, and is comprised of MPs from across the House of Commons. You can follow the Committee on Twitter @CommonsHCLG

Committee news

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Permitted development rights – Government should review role of certain PDRs, say MPs
Committee publishes their report on Permitted development rights
22 July 2021
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Council finances unsustainable without reform, say MPs
HCLG Committee publishes report on local authority financial sustainability and the section 114 regime
19 July 2021
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HCLG Committee questions housing, building & energy sectors
Committee continues its inquiry into local government and the path to net zero
8 July 2021
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HCLG & BEIS Ministers face questions on supporting high streets after Covid-19 – Monday 5 July, 4pm
Committees question Ministers on supporting high streets after Covid-19
1 July 2021
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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
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Committee examines how local government can deliver net zero targets
Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee holds opening session of its new inquiry into local government and the path to net zero
21 June 2021
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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
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Minister for Housing questioned on Permitted Development Rights
HCLG Committee hears from Minister for Housing, Christopher Pincher MP
16 June 2021
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Committee examines global approaches to sustaining high streets and town centres
Committee continues its inquiry into supporting our high streets after covid-19
10 June 2021
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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
7 June 2021
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Committee Chair asks for Government action to help leaseholders trapped by EWS1 forms
Chair of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee seeks answers from the Secretary of State, Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP
21 May 2021
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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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'Scrap cladding loan scheme,' says committee
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has urged the Government to re-commit to the principle that leaseholders should not have to pay for the removal of unsafe cladding from their homes.
29 April 2021
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Committee to hold evidence session on MHCLG Annual Report and Accounts 2019-20
Questions will examine departmental spending in the last financial year, including Help to Buy and cladding remediation
16 April 2021
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Private rented sector needs roadmap out of lockdown to avoid debt crisis
Committee publishes their report on Protecting the homeless and the private rented sector: MHCLG’s response to Covid-19
31 March 2021
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Croydon Council to give evidence on financial sustainability and Section 114 regime
Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee hears from Croydon Council on local authority financial sustainability and the Section 114 Regime
24 March 2021
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New inquiry: Permitted development rights
Committee launches a new inquiry to examine the Government’s approach to permitted development rights
23 March 2021
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Local government and the path to net zero: new inquiry
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has launched a new inquiry to examine the UK's strategy for meeting the 2050 'net zero' target at a local level.
16 March 2021
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HCLG Committee questions Building Safety Minister on cladding removal fund
Committee to take evidence from Minister for Building Safety and Communities, Lord Greenhaulgh
5 March 2021
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New inquiry: Long-term funding of adult social care
Committee launches a new inquiry to investigate how covid-19 has impacted the adult social care sector and its long-term funding needs following the pandemic
4 March 2021
Total results 225 (page 1 of 12)