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Results 81–100 of 2000 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Dominic Raab

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Social Rented Housing: Construction (26 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: Holding answer received on 25 June 2018 Ordnance Survey has been commissioned to monitor the progress of sites sold through both the 2011-15 and 2015-20 Public Land for Housing Programmes and is gathering information on the planned number of affordable homes, which will be made available in due course. Decisions on affordable housing provision are taken at a local level according to...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Coventry (25 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: Holding answer received on 19 June 2018 The Government funds affordable housing through the Affordable Homes programme. The information requested is not available for Coventry, as we do not publish funding details at a local level. The Affordable Homes programme as a whole received £4.5 billion of funding from 2011 - 2015, and a further £2.9 billion of funding from 2015 – 2018....

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Plans (25 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: This Government is committed to protecting our natural environment. We consulted on the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), which included that plans should, amongst other things, identify and map components of local wildlife-rich habitats, including the hierarchy of designated sites of importance for biodiversity as well as to identify and pursue opportunities for securing...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Bricks (25 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: The Government welcomes any action by individual developers who wish to provide nesting facilities for birds, such as Swift bricks, but has no plans to legislate on this matter.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Building Regulations: Energy (21 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: The Department plans to submit its 2018 report on cost-optimal minimum energy performance requirements to the European Commission shortly. The European Commission will then publish this report.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Students (20 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: We do not hold information on the number of students residing in the 32 student residences identified as having Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding. The Department established a Building Safety Programme to ensure high-rise residential buildings are safe, and residents feel safe in them. We have written to all local authority chief executives and asked local authorities to identify...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Students (20 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: We publish the most recent testing programme figures every month in a data release. The latest figures can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/building-safety-p rogramme-monthly-data-release-may-2018. We are working to improve the quality of data available to help support Government efforts to ensure all unsafe Aluminium Composite Material cladding is removed.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Students (20 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: We are not publishing address details because of the risk to public safety arising from potential malicious acts. Details of every building identified as having unsafe Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding systems are provided to the relevant local authority and fire and rescue service and every building is visited by the local fire and rescue service to ensure appropriate safety...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Students (20 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: The Government’s free testing service at the Building Research Establishment, available to all building owners since June 2017, has confirmed as of 22 May 2018, that 32 private student residential buildings over 18 metres in the private sector with unsafe Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding. In August 2017, we wrote to all local authorities and asked them to identify private sector...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Fires (19 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: This information is not held centrally. Fire Statistics are collected by fire brigades and collated centrally by the Home Office. These statistics do not record the detailed form of construction of each building unless the building is timber framed.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (19 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: The Department produces statistics on the estimated percentage of new residential addresses created on land with designated Green Belt status in the year in which the addresses were created. Figures for 2013-14 to 2017-18 are given in Live Table P310, which is available within the ‘2016-17 residential address change tables’ spreadsheet at...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (15 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: The Department has published comprehensive planning guidance to support authorities in taking forward their duties under the Self-build and Custom Housebuilding legislation. MHCLG is also providing a total of £95,850 new burdens funding to each relevant authority over 3 years to set up the register and deliver permissions suitable for self and custom build housing. The Department is...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Energy Performance Certificates (15 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: The Department is expecting to receive returns from local weights and measures authorities on their enforcement activity in 2017/18 in relation to the enforcement of the Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations. The Department will consider this information alongside information provided for previous years and set out its conclusions in due course.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Planning Permission (15 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: The failure to release Green Belt would not in itself be a reason that a plan would be found unsound. Where authorities are not proposing to meet all of their identified housing need, they should show what options they have explored for meeting their need, and only release Green Belt land if exceptional circumstances can be demonstrated.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing (15 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: There is currently no standard way of assessing housing need among local planning authorities, which causes delays and increases costs for councils. In the draft revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework, we have proposed a standard method that will result in an easier, cheaper and more transparent process. We intend to publish the revised Framework this summer.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Construction (15 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: The Estate Regeneration Programme is currently supporting and working with over 100 estates across the country. £150 million recoverable loan funding was made available under the 2014/15 Estate Regeneration Programme to support estate regeneration, encouraging partnership working and investment from the private sector. In 2016 this was increased by a further £140 million. In March 2017,...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing (15 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: Housing requirements are the responsibility of local planning authorities and should take into account both demographic changes and the needs of different areas.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Housing: Multiple Occupation (15 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: Holding answer received on 15 June 2018 An estimate of houses in multiple occupation in England is publicly available in the Local Authority Housing Statistic (LAHS) return Section F Question 8 https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/local-authority-ho using-data. These are estimated figures for the number of Houses in Multiple Occupation in England only, information relating to...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Owner Occupation (15 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: Data on home ownership rates can be found on the Department's website. See AT 1.1 here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/676433/2016-17_Section_1_Households_Annex_Tabl es.xlsx and the latest dwelling stock statistics https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/dwelling-stock-esti mates-in-england-2017

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Travellers: Caravan Sites (14 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: The consultation will close on 15 June at 11.45pm, however, currently we have received over 1,600 responses to the Unauthorised Development and Encampments consultation.


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