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  • Business Premises: Planning Permission

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will take steps to assess the implications of the Grenfell Tower tragedy for limiting the use of permitted development...

  • High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when the review of fire regulations and safety in tower blocks following the fire at Lakanal House in Lambeth began; who has...

  • Planning: Fees and Charges

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when the planned 20 per cent increase in planning fees will be implemented.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government: Procurement

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Answer of 6 March 2017 to Question 64994, on procurement, what estimate he has made of the amount spent...

  • Revenue Support Grant

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what plans the Government has to review the indicative allocation of the revenue support grant for 2018-19 and 2019-20.

  • High Rise Flats: Fire Extinguishers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will publish all assessments carried out into the costs of retrofitting sprinklers in high-rise, multi-occupied...

  • High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether Reynobond PE aluminium panels are banned for use as cladding on high-rise residential tower blocks in the UK.

  • Grenfell Tower: Fires

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if his Department will allocate additional funding to the relevant local authority to support the mental health of people...

  • High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to ensure that residential buildings of 10 storeys and higher are re-inspected to ensure that fire...

  • Temporary Accommodation: Emergencies

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment his Department has made of placing a requirement on councils to have emergency plans in place for rehousing and...

  • Social Rented Housing: Standards

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether his Department will undertake a full review of all social housing properties making an assessment of safety in terms of...

  • High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what additional fire safety arrangements will be put in place in tall residential tower blocks which may have flammable...

  • Grenfell Tower: Fires

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether money from the Grenfell Tower Residents' Discretionary Fund can be used to fund the legal costs of court challenges for...

  • Grenfell Tower: Fires

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what information his Department holds on whether any survivors of the Grennfell Tower fire who have been made statutory...

  • Social Rented Housing: Insulation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether the Government is taking steps to proceed with renovating all social housing properties that have been fitted with...

  • Social Rented Housing: Electrical Safety

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will introduce mandatory electrical safety checks in the social rented sector in response to the Grenfell Tower disaster.

  • Social Rented Housing: Fire Prevention

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, with reference to the Oral Answer of 26 June 2017, Official Report, column 361, when he last met representatives of estate...

  • Grenfell Tower: Insulation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, whether the cladding used at Grenfell Tower was approved for use when the tower was refurbished; and whether standards changed...

  • Flats: Fire Prevention

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps his Department is taking to enable councils to access flats bought under right to buy in order to undertake...

  • Housing: Leasehold

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what recent assessment he has made of trends in the number of developers selling on the leasehold of new-build homes to other...

  • Council Housing: Construction

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what his policy is on amending the provision of local authority housing finance further to incentivise construction of council...

  • Housing: Construction

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what proportion of the Home Building Fund has been allocated to property developers in each region since October 2016.

  • Non-domestic Rates: Solar Power

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will make an assessment of the potential merits of maintaining the previous lower level of business rates for roof-top solar.

  • Fire Prevention: Finance

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what funding is available to (a) local authorities, (b) arms-length management organisations, (c) social landlords whose...

  • Leasehold Advisory Service

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will appoint a representative of the Leasehold Knowledge Partnership to the board of the Leasehold Advisory Service.

  • Department for Communities and Local Government: Ministerial Policy Advisers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many policy advisers employed by his Department are experts in external wall systems, including cladding systems; and what...

  • Department for Communities and Local Government: Ministerial Policy Advisers

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many people in his Department in (a) 2010 and (b) 2017 (i) had expertise in cladding systems, (ii) were chartered...

  • Fire Prevention

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, which external bodies his Department has consulted on the safety of cladding and external wall insulation systems in the last...

  • High Rise Flats: Safety

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will define the terms (a) high rise, (b) tower block and (c) multi-storey for the purposes of the building safety review...

  • Fire Prevention

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what pre-assessment is undertaken before cladding or an external wall insulation system is installed to ensure that buildings...

  • Sleeping Rough

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to eliminate rough sleeping by 2027.

  • High Rise Flats: Insulation

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what reports his Department has received of incidents of cladding coming away from external walls on high-risk buildings.

  • Planning Permission

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to bring forward amendments to improve safety standards in planning regulations.

  • Non-domestic Rates: Police Stations

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what discussions Ministers of his Department have had with representatives from police forces on the effect of business rate...

  • Housing: Construction

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, if he will make it his policy to restrict housing developers from being able to recommend solicitors to prospective buyers.

  • Council Housing: Sales

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many council homes have been sold in (a) Ashford constituency and (b) Nottingham in each year since 2010.

  • Social Services: Southampton

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the annual financial cost of adult social care was to Southampton City Council in the last seven years.

  • High Rise Flats: Fire Prevention

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of whether additional costs to local authorities for fire prevention measures in tower blocks will...

  • Local Government Finance: Tyne and Wear

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of changes in local authority funding on the capacity of (a) South Tyneside...

  • Community Development

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, when his Department plans to publish its social integration strategy; and what assessment that strategy will make of the effect...

  • Private Rented Housing: Greater London

    To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effect of borough-wide licensing schemes on the value of buy-to-rent properties in (a)...