Property Management Companies

Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities written question – answered at on 25 May 2023.

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Photo of Christopher Pincher Christopher Pincher Independent, Tamworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether he has made an estimate of the number of planning applications in England since January 2020 where responsibility for services such as public space management and litter collection and the charges for them reside with a management company rather than with the local council.

Photo of Christopher Pincher Christopher Pincher Independent, Tamworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, if he will take steps to reduce council tax for people whose estate management and litter cleaning services reside with a management company rather than with the local council.

Photo of Lee Rowley Lee Rowley Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities)

The information on planning applications that is collected and published by the department does not contain the level of detail required to answer this question.

Decisions on the level of council tax are for local councils who have powers to offer discretionary discounts where they consider that appropriate.

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