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Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Homelessness: Armed Forces (10 Mar 2022)

Crispin Blunt: To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will update the Homelessness Code of Guidance for Local Authorities to remove the local connection test for those currently serving in the Regular Armed Forces or who have served in the Regular Forces.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Housing (18 Jul 2022)

John Healey: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 27 May 2022 to Question 5341 on Armed Forces: Housing, which of the high rise forces accommodation buildings has been replaced with a new build; and how much that cost his Department.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Housing (19 Jul 2022)

John Healey: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 27 May 2022 to Question 5341, on Armed Forces: Housing, when he expects construction to (a) begin and (b) be completed for the new build forces accommodation to replace a partially clad high rise building.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Armed Forces: Housing (11 Jan 2023)

John Healey: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to the Answer of 20 December to Question 111517 on Armed Forces: Housing, how many calls related to (a) damp and (b) mould in Forces accommodation were received in each year since 2010.

Defence: Service Personnel: Recruitment and Retention (21 Oct 2019)

Chi Onwurah: The north-east has traditionally provided a higher proportion of armed services personnel than any other region in England. Can the Minister confirm whether that is still the case following the recruitment shambles, and can he set out the improvements to pay and housing that he will make so that the sacrifices of our armed forces are in the interests of the country, not austerity?

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Policy Development (21 Jan 2008)

Bob Ainsworth: ...-attributable condition and, with the MOD, a mental health community pilot scheme. The Department for Communities and Local Government has extended the open market home-buy scheme to members of the armed forces to help make home ownership more achievable in all regions of England, and we intend to remove local connection legislation to ensure fairness for our armed forces in housing...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Social Rented Housing: EU Nationals (22 Apr 2013)

Mark Prisk: There is no entitlement to social housing. European economic area nationals who have a right to reside in the UK on the basis that they are self-sufficient are eligible for social housing, if they are habitually resident in the common travel area (the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland). To be considered self-sufficient, a person must have (i) sufficient resources not to...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Social Rented Housing: Veterans (22 Mar 2023)

Dehenna Davison: We introduced regulations in 2012 that prevent local authorities from applying a local connection test to disqualify serving personnel as well as those within 5 years of having left the Armed Forces. Statutory guidance is also clear that members of the regular Armed Forces, their bereaved spouses and civil partners, and seriously injured reservists, must not be disqualified for an allocation...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Homelessness: Veterans (16 Jul 2020)

Luke Hall: ...Case Level Information Collection (H-CLIC). H-CLIC captures information on all those who engage with local authority homelessness services, including support need resulting from being in the armed forces. In addition, the Combined Homelessness and Information Network (CHAIN) is a multi-agency database which records information, including former armed forces service, about people seen rough...

6. Statement by the Cabinet Secretary for North Wales and Transport: D-day and Armed Forces Week (11 Jun 2024)

James Evans: I'd like to thank the Cabinet Secretary for your statement this afternoon and outlining the Welsh Government's contribution to our armed forces community across Wales. I want to join with you and my group in your commitment, and our commitment, to veterans and their families across our country. Their service and sacrifice deserves our deepest gratitude. As you rightly mentioned, Wales does...

Scottish Parliament: Remembrance Commemorations and Support for Veterans and Armed Forces Community ( 8 Nov 2022)

Baroness Katy Clark: ...Like others, I have family members who have taken part in conflict and died. I also have family members who have campaigned against war. We must always remember that it is politicians who send our armed forces into conflict, and often it is politicians who let them down. As a society, we often fail to meet the duty of care that we owe to veterans. When I asked veterans what issues they...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Veterans: Homelessness (15 Jan 2021)

Kelly Tolhurst: ...Case Level Information Collection (H-CLIC), a new data collection tool to improve the information we collect from local authorities on homelessness The figures for people that served in the armed forces identified as statutory homeless from 2018 onwards can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistical-data-sets/live-tab les-on-homelessness The Homelessness Reduction Act...

Veterans Care Sector: Government Role (25 Oct 2016)

Mark Lancaster: ...aim is that this system will provide confidence for a small number of individuals and their families that their clinical, health and social support needs will continue to be met when they leave the armed forces and for the rest of their lives. On the point about a single point of contact for veterans, I have good news for my hon. Friend the Member for Plymouth, Moor View. The armed forces...

Points of Order: Defence (18 Feb 2019)

Martin Docherty: ...hon. Member for New Forest East (Dr Lewis) and the hon. Member for Aldershot (Leo Docherty). He and I have similar surnames; I will leave it at that. The Minister set out the requirements for our armed forces, although I wish he had faced the Chamber while he was making his speech; that would have made things a wee bit easier. He told us what was required for the systems of command,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Ex-service Personnel (Housing) (21 Jan 2008)

Derek Twigg: My hon. Friend makes an important point. Bases and the armed forces have regular discussions with a range of people about housing, including not only local authorities, but charities. The resettlement package that we have put together is quite extensive in terms of providing housing advice, too. The latest figures from the research that has been undertaken show that around 6 or 7 per cent. of...

Homelessness Reduction Bill (28 Oct 2016)

Steve Pound: ...Judah. Speaking as a former homeless persons officer at the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, I can assure the hon. Gentleman that we did not lack empathy or sympathy; what we lacked was housing, and we need to know how to address that. On the point about priorities, I am very proud that this and the last Government have prioritised people leaving the armed forces. We have a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Service Men's Families (15 Jul 1943)

Mr David Adams: asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that members of the Armed Forces are finding it increasingly difficult to obtain suitable housing accommodation for their families; and whether he is prepared to urge local authorities to give all possible preference to these families in the allocation of vacant dwellings on council housing estates?

Oral Answers to Questions — Armed Forces: Overseas Quarters (29 Mar 1950)

Viscount Turnour: Would the right hon. Gentleman say how many of these houses are the result of the Armed Forces (Housing Loans) Act which he brought forward, and which was supported by us on this side of the House, with opposition from his hon. Friends; and how many are merely the result of ordinary re-housing.

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Ex-Service Men (21 Feb 1956)

Mr Norman Dodds: asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what progress has been made in finding a more satisfactory arrangement for ensuring housing accommodation for ex-Service men and their families on completion of long service in the Armed Forces.

Orders of the Day — The Army (26 Jun 1980)

Mr William Ross: Is the hon. Member aware that the Northern Ireland Housing Executive treats all ex-Service men as absolute priority cases, and that they go to the top of the housing list as soon as they leave the Armed Forces?


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