Results 1–20 of 1765 for in the 'Written Answers' speaker:Dominic Raab

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...

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: Coventry (19 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has indicated that it will not be possible to answer this question within the usual time period. An answer is being prepared and will be provided as soon as it is available.

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...

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.

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Buildings: Fire Prevention (13 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: Holding answer received on 12 June 2018 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 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...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: New Towns (13 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: We will shortly be publishing guidance to accompany the New Towns Act 1981 (Local Authority Oversight) Regulations 2018. This will provide details of the information and preparatory work the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government will expect to see from local authorities wishing to designate a new town and create a locally-led new town development corporation,...

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Local Plans (12 Jun 2018)

Dominic Raab: In the 14 years since the current plan making regime was introduced, 280 authorities have adopted a plan with 58 authorities yet to adopt. Of the 58 authorities yet to adopt a plan, 34 have submitted a plan that is now at examination, 6 have published a plan ahead of examination and 18 are yet to publish. Having an out of date plan is not an option and we will, when necessary, intervene to...


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