Housing: Construction

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 25th June 2020.

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Photo of Mary Glindon Mary Glindon Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, if he will make the accessible and adaptable standard M4(2) Category 2 the mandatory baseline for all new homes.

Photo of Christopher Pincher Christopher Pincher Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

Government will consult shortly on accessibility of new homes. The consultation will consider making higher accessibility standards mandatory, recognising the importance of suitable homes for older and disabled people.

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