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1001451
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Leasehold: Unfair Practices more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What steps his Department is taking to tackle unfair practices in the leasehold system. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Congleton more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Fiona Bruce more like this
star this property uin 907448 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government is very clear that unjust practices in leasehold must come to an end. We have committed to banning new leasehold houses and restricting ground rents on future leases to a peppercorn. We launched our consultation on the details of these proposals on 15 October.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-05T17:28:44.02Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-05T17:28:44.02Z
star this property answering member
4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property tabling member
3958
unstar this property label Biography information for Fiona Bruce more like this
1001453
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Housing: Evictions more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text What recent assessment he has made of the effect of the cost of housing on trends in the level of evictions. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Carshalton and Wallington more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Tom Brake more like this
star this property uin 907454 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-05more like thismore than 2018-11-05
star this property answer text <p>Government keeps rent levels and numbers of evictions under review. We are taking steps to make renting more affordable and more secure. In the private rented sector, we have recently consulted on overcoming the barriers to longer tenancies and we have committed to ban letting fees and cap tenancy deposits.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-11-05T17:29:54.69Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-05T17:29:54.69Z
star this property answering member
4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property tabling member
151
unstar this property label Biography information for Tom Brake more like this
1002729
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
star this property answering body
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Housing, Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Sleeping Rough: Hostels more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what information he holds on the number of hostel beds which have been available to tackle rough sleeping in each year for which data is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Vale of Clwyd more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Chris Ruane more like this
star this property uin 188737 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p>Homeless Link is commissioned by MHCLG to conduct an annual review of hostel bed spaces: in 2017 Homelessness Link reported that there were 35,727 bed spaces. We expect the next review will be released in March 2019. This review has been performed annually since 2008 and the data is publically available. The latest information can be found here:</p><p><a href="https://www.homeless.org.uk/connect/blogs/2017/mar/27/homeless-links-annual-review-of-support-for-single-homeless-people" target="_blank">https://www.homeless.org.uk/connect/blogs/2017/mar/27/homeless-links-annual-review-of-support-for-single-homeless-people</a></p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T17:06:05.327Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:06:05.327Z
star this property answering member
4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property tabling member
534
unstar this property label Biography information for Chris Ruane more like this
807171
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-15more like thismore than 2017-12-15
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Homelessness: Personal Property more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, under what powers the property of a person who is street homeless can be confiscated. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire more like this
star this property uin 119819 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-30more like thismore than 2018-01-30
star this property answer text <p>There are no powers to confiscate the property of a person who is street homeless on the basis that they are sleeping rough.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-01-30T15:48:09.1Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-30T15:48:09.1Z
star this property answering member
4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property tabling member
4433
unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
808801
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-18more like thismore than 2017-12-18
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Equality: Impact Assessments more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the implementation of Section 1 of the Equality Act 2010 in the integrated impact assessments of (a) Newcastle, (b) Leicester, (c) Newham, (d) Islington and (e) Southwark local authorities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Brighton, Pavilion more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Caroline Lucas more like this
star this property uin 119910 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-02-01more like thismore than 2018-02-01
star this property answer text <p>The Department has made no such assessment.</p><p>I refer the Hon Member to the response to Question UIN 121866 on 24 January 2018.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-02-01T15:21:32.1Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-01T15:21:32.1Z
star this property answering member
4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property tabling member
3930
unstar this property label Biography information for Caroline Lucas more like this
810064
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-20more like thismore than 2017-12-20
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Rented Housing: Disability more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to reduce the amount of time housing association tenants with disabilities or long-term illness spend in care home accommodation while their house is adapted to meet their needs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 120530 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to helping older and disabled people to live independently and safely at home.</p><p>In order to comply with the Social Housing Regulator's Home Standard, housing associations need to ensure they have a prudent, planned approach to repairs and maintenance of homes, including adaptations. Registered providers must co-operate with relevant organisations to provide an adaptations service that meets tenants’ needs.</p><p>Housing associations are independent bodies and it is up to their boards to oversee business and operational matters including funding of repairs and adaptations. The board needs to ensure that their organisation is open and accountable on how it meets its objectives and must meet the standards set by the social housing regulator.</p><p>The Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) is a Government funded grant that is available to eligible tenants in housing association properties. The grant can contribute towards meeting the cost of adapting an older or disabled person’s property. The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 states that local authorities should approve or decline an application for a DFG as soon as reasonably practicable (and not later than with six months of being made). It is expected that local authorities should complete the works in a timely manner.</p><p>Since <a target="_blank">2012-13</a>, the Government has invested over £1.6 billion into the DFG, providing around 250,000 adaptations by the end of the <a target="_blank">2017-18</a> financial year. In the 2015 Spending Review, the DFG received year-on-year increases and will more than double from £220 million in <a target="_blank">2015-16</a> to over £500 million by 2020.</p><p>Liverpool was given £6,437,470 from the original DFG budget of £431 million for <a target="_blank">2017-18</a>. It will also be allocated a share of funding from the additional £42 million for the grant announced in Budget 2017, which will take the total amount to over £7 million. This additional funding is going to be paid out in January 2018.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
120531 more like this
120532 more like this
120533 more like this
120534 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-01-11T18:40:48.167Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-11T18:40:48.167Z
star this property answering member
4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property tabling member
483
unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle more like this
810065
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-20more like thismore than 2017-12-20
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Rented Housing: Disability more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the number of housing association tenants with disabilities or long term illness living in care home residencies while their house is adapted to meet their needs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 120531 more like this
star this property answer
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to helping older and disabled people to live independently and safely at home.</p><p>In order to comply with the Social Housing Regulator's Home Standard, housing associations need to ensure they have a prudent, planned approach to repairs and maintenance of homes, including adaptations. Registered providers must co-operate with relevant organisations to provide an adaptations service that meets tenants’ needs.</p><p>Housing associations are independent bodies and it is up to their boards to oversee business and operational matters including funding of repairs and adaptations. The board needs to ensure that their organisation is open and accountable on how it meets its objectives and must meet the standards set by the social housing regulator.</p><p>The Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) is a Government funded grant that is available to eligible tenants in housing association properties. The grant can contribute towards meeting the cost of adapting an older or disabled person’s property. The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 states that local authorities should approve or decline an application for a DFG as soon as reasonably practicable (and not later than with six months of being made). It is expected that local authorities should complete the works in a timely manner.</p><p>Since <a target="_blank">2012-13</a>, the Government has invested over £1.6 billion into the DFG, providing around 250,000 adaptations by the end of the <a target="_blank">2017-18</a> financial year. In the 2015 Spending Review, the DFG received year-on-year increases and will more than double from £220 million in <a target="_blank">2015-16</a> to over £500 million by 2020.</p><p>Liverpool was given £6,437,470 from the original DFG budget of £431 million for <a target="_blank">2017-18</a>. It will also be allocated a share of funding from the additional £42 million for the grant announced in Budget 2017, which will take the total amount to over £7 million. This additional funding is going to be paid out in January 2018.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
120530 more like this
120532 more like this
120533 more like this
120534 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-01-11T18:40:48.23Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-11T18:40:48.23Z
star this property answering member
4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property tabling member
483
unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle more like this
810066
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-20more like thismore than 2017-12-20
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Rented Housing: Disability more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what steps he is taking to ensure housing associations in Garston and Halewood constituency have sufficient funding to adapt homes to meet the needs of tenants with disabilities or long-term illness. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 120532 more like this
star this property answer
answer
star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to helping older and disabled people to live independently and safely at home.</p><p>In order to comply with the Social Housing Regulator's Home Standard, housing associations need to ensure they have a prudent, planned approach to repairs and maintenance of homes, including adaptations. Registered providers must co-operate with relevant organisations to provide an adaptations service that meets tenants’ needs.</p><p>Housing associations are independent bodies and it is up to their boards to oversee business and operational matters including funding of repairs and adaptations. The board needs to ensure that their organisation is open and accountable on how it meets its objectives and must meet the standards set by the social housing regulator.</p><p>The Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) is a Government funded grant that is available to eligible tenants in housing association properties. The grant can contribute towards meeting the cost of adapting an older or disabled person’s property. The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 states that local authorities should approve or decline an application for a DFG as soon as reasonably practicable (and not later than with six months of being made). It is expected that local authorities should complete the works in a timely manner.</p><p>Since <a target="_blank">2012-13</a>, the Government has invested over £1.6 billion into the DFG, providing around 250,000 adaptations by the end of the <a target="_blank">2017-18</a> financial year. In the 2015 Spending Review, the DFG received year-on-year increases and will more than double from £220 million in <a target="_blank">2015-16</a> to over £500 million by 2020.</p><p>Liverpool was given £6,437,470 from the original DFG budget of £431 million for <a target="_blank">2017-18</a>. It will also be allocated a share of funding from the additional £42 million for the grant announced in Budget 2017, which will take the total amount to over £7 million. This additional funding is going to be paid out in January 2018.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
120530 more like this
120531 more like this
120533 more like this
120534 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-01-11T18:40:48.293Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-11T18:40:48.293Z
star this property answering member
4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property tabling member
483
unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle more like this
810067
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-20more like thismore than 2017-12-20
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Rented Housing: Disability more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what recent assessment he has made of the level of funding available for housing associations to ensure homes are adapted to meet the needs of tenants with disabilities or long-term illness. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 120533 more like this
star this property answer
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to helping older and disabled people to live independently and safely at home.</p><p>In order to comply with the Social Housing Regulator's Home Standard, housing associations need to ensure they have a prudent, planned approach to repairs and maintenance of homes, including adaptations. Registered providers must co-operate with relevant organisations to provide an adaptations service that meets tenants’ needs.</p><p>Housing associations are independent bodies and it is up to their boards to oversee business and operational matters including funding of repairs and adaptations. The board needs to ensure that their organisation is open and accountable on how it meets its objectives and must meet the standards set by the social housing regulator.</p><p>The Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) is a Government funded grant that is available to eligible tenants in housing association properties. The grant can contribute towards meeting the cost of adapting an older or disabled person’s property. The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 states that local authorities should approve or decline an application for a DFG as soon as reasonably practicable (and not later than with six months of being made). It is expected that local authorities should complete the works in a timely manner.</p><p>Since <a target="_blank">2012-13</a>, the Government has invested over £1.6 billion into the DFG, providing around 250,000 adaptations by the end of the <a target="_blank">2017-18</a> financial year. In the 2015 Spending Review, the DFG received year-on-year increases and will more than double from £220 million in <a target="_blank">2015-16</a> to over £500 million by 2020.</p><p>Liverpool was given £6,437,470 from the original DFG budget of £431 million for <a target="_blank">2017-18</a>. It will also be allocated a share of funding from the additional £42 million for the grant announced in Budget 2017, which will take the total amount to over £7 million. This additional funding is going to be paid out in January 2018.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
120530 more like this
120531 more like this
120532 more like this
120534 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-01-11T18:40:48.353Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-11T18:40:48.353Z
star this property answering member
4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property tabling member
483
unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle more like this
810068
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-20more like thismore than 2017-12-20
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
unstar this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Rented Housing: Disability more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the cost of housing tenants with disabilities or long-term illness in care homes while their home is adapted to meet their needs. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Garston and Halewood more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Maria Eagle more like this
star this property uin 120534 more like this
star this property answer
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2018-01-11more like thismore than 2018-01-11
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to helping older and disabled people to live independently and safely at home.</p><p>In order to comply with the Social Housing Regulator's Home Standard, housing associations need to ensure they have a prudent, planned approach to repairs and maintenance of homes, including adaptations. Registered providers must co-operate with relevant organisations to provide an adaptations service that meets tenants’ needs.</p><p>Housing associations are independent bodies and it is up to their boards to oversee business and operational matters including funding of repairs and adaptations. The board needs to ensure that their organisation is open and accountable on how it meets its objectives and must meet the standards set by the social housing regulator.</p><p>The Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) is a Government funded grant that is available to eligible tenants in housing association properties. The grant can contribute towards meeting the cost of adapting an older or disabled person’s property. The Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 states that local authorities should approve or decline an application for a DFG as soon as reasonably practicable (and not later than with six months of being made). It is expected that local authorities should complete the works in a timely manner.</p><p>Since <a target="_blank">2012-13</a>, the Government has invested over £1.6 billion into the DFG, providing around 250,000 adaptations by the end of the <a target="_blank">2017-18</a> financial year. In the 2015 Spending Review, the DFG received year-on-year increases and will more than double from £220 million in <a target="_blank">2015-16</a> to over £500 million by 2020.</p><p>Liverpool was given £6,437,470 from the original DFG budget of £431 million for <a target="_blank">2017-18</a>. It will also be allocated a share of funding from the additional £42 million for the grant announced in Budget 2017, which will take the total amount to over £7 million. This additional funding is going to be paid out in January 2018.</p>
star this property answering member constituency South Derbyshire remove filter
star this property answering member printed Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
120530 more like this
120531 more like this
120532 more like this
120533 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2018-01-11T18:40:48.4Zmore like thismore than 2018-01-11T18:40:48.4Z
star this property answering member
4053
star this property label Biography information for Mrs Heather Wheeler more like this
star this property tabling member
483
unstar this property label Biography information for Maria Eagle more like this