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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Meeting the UK’s housing demand

Built Environment Committee
Meeting the UK’s housing demand

Tuesday 26 October 2021

Start times: 9.45am (private) 10.00am (public)

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Housebuilders give evidence to Lords housing demand inquiry

On Tuesday 26 October at 10.00am, the Built Environment Committee hears evidence from experts in house building as part of its inquiry on meeting housing demand in the UK.

Meeting details

At 10.00am: Oral evidence
Inquiry Meeting the UK’s housing demand
Chief Executive Officer at Federation of Master Builders
Head of Planning at Esquire Developments Ltd
Chief Executive Officer at Clarion Housing Group

Possible questions include:

  • Is the housebuilding industry able to meet housing demand? What barriers are facing the sector?
  • How can the planning system be shaped to meet housing demand? What is your view of the Government’s proposed zone-based approach to planning? How does the availability of land affect the delivery of new housing?
  • What is your view on the advantages and disadvantages of the Government’s proposed Infrastructure Levy to replace Section 106 Agreements and the Community Infrastructure Levy?
  • What can be done to increase the build quality of new homes? How might the introduction of design codes, alongside other standards, affect SME housebuilders?


Room 4A, Palace of Westminster

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