The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (formerly the Department for Communities and Local Government) job is to create great places to live and work, and to give more power to local people to shape what happens in their area.
Oral Answers to Questions is a regularly scheduled appearance where the Secretary of State and junior minister will answer at the Dispatch Box questions from backbench MPsOther Commons Chamber appearances can be:
Westminster Hall debates are performed in response to backbench MPs or e-petitions asking for a Minister to address a detailed issue
Written Statements are made when a current event is not sufficiently significant to require an Oral Statement, but the House is required to be informed.
|Jul. 20||Oral Questions||Oral Answers to Questions|
|Jul. 22||Urgent Questions||Rented Homes: End of Evictions Ban|
|Mar. 18||Westminster Hall||Greater Manchester Spatial Framework and the Green Belt|
|Jul. 14||Adjournment Debate||Flammable Cladding Removal|
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|Non-Domestic Rating (Public Lavatories) Bill 2019-21||Programme motion: House of Commons||
Committee stage: House of Commons
3 Sep 2020
|21 Jul 2020, 10:20 a.m.|
|A Bill to confer relief from non-domestic rates for hereditaments in England and Wales|
|Non-Domestic Rating (Lists) Bill [HL] 2019-21||1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings): House of Lords 18 March, 2020||27 Mar 2020, 10:49 a.m.|
|A bill to make provision to change the dates on which non-domestic rating lists must be compiled; to change the dates by which proposed lists must be sent to billing authorities, the Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers; and for connected purposes|
30 Jul 2020
1 Aug 2020
|Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government||Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 Parliamentary Status - Text of Legislation||Made negative procedure|
|These Regulations amend the provision made by the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 (“the 2020 Regulations”) for the conduct of local authority meetings held before 7th May 2021, and for public and press access to these meetings.|
30 Jul 2020
24 Aug 2020
|Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government||Local Government (Structural Changes) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 Parliamentary Status - Text of Legislation||Made negative procedure|
|These Regulations amend the Local Government (Structural Changes) (Transitional Arrangements) (No. 2) Regulations 2008 to change the date by which certain plans, reviews, schemes, statements and strategies are required from 24 months to 36 months after the reorganisation date for single tier councils which have reorganisation dates in 2019, 2020 or 2021.|
|Current Signatures||Final Signatures||Title||Petition Deadline|
Make 'netting' hedgerows to prevent birds from nesting a criminal offence.Gov Responded - 4 Nov 2019 Debated on - 13 May 2019
18 Sep 2019
closed 10 months, 3 weeks ago
Developers, and other interested parties are circumventing laws protecting birds by 'netting' hedgerows to prevent birds from nesting.
This facilitates the uprooting of hedgerows which aid biodiversity and provide the only remaining nesting sites for birds, whose numbers are in sharp decline.
Select Committees are a formally established cross-party group of backbench MPs tasked with holding a Government department to account.
At any time there will be number of ongoing investigations into the work of the Department, or issues which fall within the oversight of the Department. Witnesses can be summoned from within the Government and outside to assist in these inquiries, and the Select Committee will occasionally publish formal reports of their findings.
|Aug. 04||Getting Building Fund||Guidance and Regulation|
|Aug. 04||£1.3 billion investment to deliver homes, infrastructure and jobs||News and Communications|
|Jul. 31||Help to Buy scheme extended||News and Communications|
Written Questions are submitted by Members of Parliament and the House of Lords to receive information or updates from a Department.
Departments are required to respond in a timely fashion and provide a response or requested information. Written Questions can compel detailed and specific information to be produced, and are frequently used as the source of news stories about the work of a Department.
|3 Aug 2020, 4:40 p.m.||Community Charge: Non-payment||Lord Jones|
To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the total amount of uncollected poll tax, post poll tax abolition.
Answer (Lord Greenhalgh)
The Department no longer collects data on the amount of community charge that remains uncollected.