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Meeting the UK’s housing demand

Inquiry

This inquiry will investigate the demand for new housing in the UK and how barriers to meeting this demand can be overcome.

It will consider the key factors shaping the type, tenure and quality of housing needed in the UK. The inquiry will also examine a range of challenges to meeting that demand including skills shortages in the construction industry and some specific aspects of the planning system. The Committee will report by the end of the year and make recommendations to the Government.

The inquiry is accepting written submissions until 10 September 2021. Please see the call for evidence.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Friday 10 September 2021.

Reports, special reports and government responses

No reports or special reports published.

Oral evidence transcripts

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14 September 2021
Inquiry Meeting the UK’s housing demand
Witnesses Rockwell Property, Savills, and Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)
Committees Built Environment Committee
Oral Evidence
7 September 2021
Inquiry Meeting the UK’s housing demand
Witnesses Education and Training Foundation (ETF), Mark Enzer (Head of the Centre for Digital Built Britain’s National Twin Programme and Chief Technical Officer at Mott MacDonald), and Construction Industry Training Board
Committees Built Environment Committee
Oral Evidence
20 July 2021
Inquiry Meeting the UK’s housing demand
Witnesses British Property Federation, Centre for Policy Studies, Dr Anna Minton (Reader, School of Architecture at University of East London), and Toby Lloyd (Chair at No Place Left Behind Commission)
Committees Built Environment Committee
Oral Evidence
UKH0060 - Meeting the UK’s housing demand
Witnesses Groundswell
Committees Built Environment Committee
Written Evidence
UKH0059 - Meeting the UK’s housing demand
Witnesses Construction Industry Council
Committees Built Environment Committee
Written Evidence
UKH0058 - Meeting the UK’s housing demand
Witnesses Federation of Master Builders
Committees Built Environment Committee
Written Evidence

Other publications

No other publications published.

Contact us

  • Email: builtenvironment@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 3140 (committee staff) | 020 7219 6640 (Press Officer)
  • Address: Built Environment Committee, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW