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Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Listed Buildings: Double Glazing (7 Feb 2022)

Christopher Pincher: There is no legislation or national planning policy which specifically prohibits the installation of double-glazed windows in listed buildings or buildings in conservation areas. Original windows can be central to the special historic or architectural character of a building or area and so each case needs to be considered on its own merits. Historic England, the Government's adviser on...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Right to Buy Scheme (7 Feb 2022)

Christopher Pincher: This Government remains committed to the Right to Buy and to spreading the dream of home ownership. The Midlands pilot of the Voluntary Right to Buy scheme concluded in 2021 and an independent evaluation of the pilot was published in February 2021. The Government is considering the evaluation's findings, which will be used to inform future policy. We will announce further details on the...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Buildings: Safety (7 Feb 2022)

Christopher Pincher: Fire risk assessments must be proportionate to make sure that unnecessary remediation costs are avoided and leaseholders are protected from unreasonable costs. Where remediation of a building is recommended by an assessor, material supporting this conclusion should be transparent and there should be evidence that alternatives, such as management or mitigation measures, have been clearly...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Buildings: Safety (7 Feb 2022)

Christopher Pincher: Whole building fire risk assessments are already required in England for residential premises including common parts under the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order 2005 (FSO). Not all buildings require statutory fire risk assessments. For example, single private dwellings with no common parts are not within the scope of the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order 2005. Buildings which already have...

Prayers - [Mr Speaker in the Chair] (4 Feb 2022)

...Trudy Harrison Philip Hollobone Gerald Jones Ruth Jones Sarah Jones Peter Kyle Ian Levy Kit Malthouse Jerome Mayhew Gagan Mohindra Penny Mordaunt Jessica Morden James Morris Lia Nici Toby Perkins Christopher Pincher Victoria Prentis Tom Pursglove Jeremy Quin Jacob Rees-Mogg Matt Rodda Andrew Rosindell David Rutley Selaine Saxby Nick Smith Karin Smyth Jane Stevenson Mark Tami Maggie Throup...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Green Belt (3 Feb 2022)

Christopher Pincher: This Government has a manifesto commitment to protect and enhance the Green Belt. Our National Planning Policy Framework makes clear that a local authority can take land out of Green Belt only in exceptional circumstances, through the local plan process, and only if it can demonstrate that it has explored all other reasonable options. These strong protections for Green Belt land will remain...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Housing: Greater London (3 Feb 2022)

Christopher Pincher: We are not aware of any First Homes schemes planned in Waltham Forest or Greater London. However, as of 28 June 2021, national planning policy now sets an expectation that new local plans should ensure 25% of all affordable homes delivered through developer contributions should be First Homes. Prospective purchasers should look for First Homes on new developments in their area and approach...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Building Safety Fund (3 Feb 2022)

Christopher Pincher: The revised Grant Funding Agreement (GFA) for the Building Safety Fund (BSF) will be made available to Applicants shortly. There should be no obstacle to the remediation of unsafe cladding being carried out without further delay.

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Derelict Land (3 Feb 2022)

Christopher Pincher: The National Planning Policy Framework expects local authorities to make the most of brownfield land for development. Local authorities are best placed to assess potential sites, and each authority now publishes a register of brownfield suitable for new homes. We have introduced Permission in Principle, an extra route to planning permission for land on these registers, giving certainty from...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Housing: Solihull (3 Feb 2022)

Christopher Pincher: As part of the Provisional Local Government Finance settlement, we announced a new round of New Homes Bonus Allocations for 2022/23. Final allocations will be announced as part of the wider Local Government Finance Settlement shortly.

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Local Government: Local Press (3 Feb 2022)

Christopher Pincher: The Government is mindful of the potential effect that any changes to the existing publicity requirements for statutory notices might have on transparency and local democracy, as well as the potential effect on the sustainability of the local news sector as a whole. We recognise the continued importance of print local newspapers to the communities they serve and that there will continue to be...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Ebbsfleet Update (3 Feb 2022)

Lord Greenhalgh: My Rt. Hon. Friend, the Minister of State for Housing (Christopher Pincher) has today made the following Written Ministerial Statement: I am today laying a Departmental Minute to advise that the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) has received approval from Her Majesty’s Treasury for a remote contingent liability for the Department arising from Ebbsfleet Development...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Ebbsfleet Update (3 Feb 2022)

Christopher Pincher: I am today laying a Departmental Minute to advise that the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) has received approval from Her Majesty’s Treasury for a remote contingent liability for the Department arising from Ebbsfleet Development Corporation’s (EDC) investment in the Ebbsfleet Central site. As part of the 2014 Budget, the Government announced plans to create a...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Schedule 5 - Insurance contracts: change in accounting standards (2 Feb 2022)

...Mullan Holly Mumby-Croft Sheryll Murray Andrew Murrison Bob Neill Lia Nici Caroline Nokes Jesse Norman Neil O'Brien Matthew Offord Neil Parish Mark Pawsey Mike Penning John Penrose Andrew Percy Christopher Pincher Daniel Poulter Rebecca Pow Victoria Prentis Tom Pursglove Will Quince Tom Randall John Redwood Jacob Rees-Mogg Angela Richardson Laurence Robertson Mary Robinson Andrew Rosindell...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: New Clause 17 - Impact of Act on tackling climate change (2 Feb 2022)

...Mullan Holly Mumby-Croft Sheryll Murray Andrew Murrison Bob Neill Lia Nici Caroline Nokes Jesse Norman Neil O'Brien Matthew Offord Neil Parish Mark Pawsey Mike Penning John Penrose Andrew Percy Christopher Pincher Daniel Poulter Rebecca Pow Victoria Prentis Tom Pursglove Will Quince Tom Randall John Redwood Jacob Rees-Mogg Angela Richardson Rob Roberts Laurence Robertson Mary Robinson Lee...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: New Clause 27 - Review of Economic crime (anti-money laundering) levy (2 Feb 2022)

...Morton Kieran Mullan Holly Mumby-Croft Sheryll Murray Andrew Murrison Bob Neill Lia Nici Caroline Nokes Jesse Norman Neil O'Brien Matthew Offord Neil Parish Mark Pawsey John Penrose Andrew Percy Christopher Pincher Daniel Poulter Rebecca Pow Victoria Prentis Tom Pursglove Jeremy Quin Will Quince Tom Randall John Redwood Jacob Rees-Mogg Angela Richardson Rob Roberts Laurence Robertson Mary...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Clause 6 - Rate of surcharge and surcharge allowance (2 Feb 2022)

...Mullan Holly Mumby-Croft Sheryll Murray Andrew Murrison Bob Neill Lia Nici Caroline Nokes Jesse Norman Neil O'Brien Matthew Offord Neil Parish Mark Pawsey Mike Penning John Penrose Andrew Percy Christopher Pincher Daniel Poulter Rebecca Pow Victoria Prentis Tom Pursglove Jeremy Quin Will Quince Tom Randall John Redwood Jacob Rees-Mogg Angela Richardson Rob Roberts Laurence Robertson Mary...

Building Safety Bill - Second Reading (2 Feb 2022)

Lord Aberdare: ...seeking “industry-led solutions, rather than further regulation”—[ Official Report, Commons, Building Safety Bill Committee, 26/10/21; col. 455.] to quote the current Construction Minister, Christopher Pincher, during Committee in the other place, has resulted in stalemate. With the industry inevitably divided between the beneficiaries and victims of retentions, this makes consensus...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: High Rise Flats: House Insurance (2 Feb 2022)

Christopher Pincher: The Government is aware that some buildings are currently unable to secure adequate, affordable building insurance. On the 28 January, I called on the FCA and the CMA to conduct a review of the buildings insurance market to review buildings insurance premiums for people living in medium and high rise blocks of flats. In his oral statement on the 10 January, the Secretary of State for...

Written Answers — Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities: Planning Permission (1 Feb 2022)

Christopher Pincher: The Government and its heritage adviser, Historic England, help to protect Jewish sites within the planning system through:advising the Secretary of State for DCMS on Listing and Scheduling;statutory advice in relation to planning applications that may have an impact on the setting and character of listed synagogues, mikvah or other premises, and;engagement with Jewish communities seeking to...


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