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star this property date less than 2017-06-23more like thismore than 2017-06-23
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading Housing: Construction more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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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 proportion of the Home Building Fund has been allocated to property developers since October 2016. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Solihull more like this
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Julian Knight more like this
star this property uin 979 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 2017-07-04more like thismore than 2017-07-04
star this property answer text <p>The £3 billion Home Building Fund provides long and short term loan finance to build the homes this country needs. To date the fund has allocated £1.177 billon (40 per cent).</p><p>Of the £1 billion short term fund £0.411 billion (41 per cent) has been allocated. The proportion of schemes which will be delivered by small and medium sized builders is 70 per cent. Of which, nearly 90 per cent of these sites have fewer than 100 homes.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 980 more like this
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less than 2017-07-04T15:24:58.71Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-04T15:24:58.71Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4410
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Knight more like this
732322
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-06-23more like thismore than 2017-06-23
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading Housing: Construction more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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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 proportion of successful applications to the Home Building Fund are from small builders providing fewer than 100 units per year. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Solihull more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Julian Knight more like this
star this property uin 980 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 2017-07-04more like thismore than 2017-07-04
star this property answer text <p>The £3 billion Home Building Fund provides long and short term loan finance to build the homes this country needs. To date the fund has allocated £1.177 billon (40 per cent).</p><p>Of the £1 billion short term fund £0.411 billion (41 per cent) has been allocated. The proportion of schemes which will be delivered by small and medium sized builders is 70 per cent. Of which, nearly 90 per cent of these sites have fewer than 100 homes.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 979 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-07-04T15:24:58.773Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-04T15:24:58.773Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4410
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Knight more like this
758102
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-06more like thismore than 2017-09-06
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading Travellers: Caravan Sites more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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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, how many Travellers who conform to the revised definition of Gypsy Travellers as set out in the Planning Policy for Traveller Sites 2015 have been successful in obtaining a pitch in the last year for which data is available. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 9188 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 2017-10-05more like thismore than 2017-10-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government has made no such estimates. It is the responsibility of local authorities to assess all local housing needs through their local plan.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
9131 more like this
9187 more like this
9189 more like this
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less than 2017-10-05T15:49:05.763Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-05T15:49:05.763Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
758089
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-06more like thismore than 2017-09-06
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading Travellers: Caravan Sites more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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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 of need for Traveller sites has been made for each minimum geography area for each of the next five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 9131 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 2017-10-05more like thismore than 2017-10-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government has made no such estimates. It is the responsibility of local authorities to assess all local housing needs through their local plan.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
9187 more like this
9188 more like this
9189 more like this
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less than 2017-10-05T15:49:05.66Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-05T15:49:05.66Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
758101
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-06more like thismore than 2017-09-06
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading Travellers: Caravan Sites more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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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, with reference to his Department's August 2015 Planning Policy for Traveller Sites (PPTS), how many local planning authorities have set pitch targets for Gypsies and Travellers using the revised definition as set out in Annex 1 of the PPTS 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 9187 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 2017-10-05more like thismore than 2017-10-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government has made no such estimates. It is the responsibility of local authorities to assess all local housing needs through their local plan.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
9131 more like this
9188 more like this
9189 more like this
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less than 2017-10-05T15:49:05.717Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-05T15:49:05.717Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
758103
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-06more like thismore than 2017-09-06
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading Travellers: Caravan Sites more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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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, how many and which local authorities have met the requirement (a) in the Planning Policy for Traveller Sites 2015 to identify and maintain a supply of specific deliverable sites, sufficient to provide five years' worth of sites, against their locally set target and (b) to include the same outcome for each of the next five, six and 10 years as set down in the Planning Policy for Travellers Sites document. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Kate Green more like this
star this property uin 9189 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 2017-10-05more like thismore than 2017-10-05
star this property answer text <p>The Government has made no such estimates. It is the responsibility of local authorities to assess all local housing needs through their local plan.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
9131 more like this
9187 more like this
9188 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-10-05T15:49:05.44Zmore like thismore than 2017-10-05T15:49:05.44Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
unstar this property tabling member
4120
unstar this property label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
758090
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-06more like thismore than 2017-09-06
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading Social Rented Housing more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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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 plans he has for new council housing deals with local authorities to provide more social housing. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wentworth and Dearne more like this
star this property tabling member printed
John Healey more like this
star this property uin 9142 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 2017-09-25more like thismore than 2017-09-25
star this property answer text <p>We want to explore how local authorities can build high quality sustainable communities. We are looking to strike housing deals with councils to support ambitious and innovative plans for additional homes in high demand areas, including pro-development councils that wish to build more council housing. We are making good progress and will announce further details in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 9143 more like this
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less than 2017-09-25T11:15:58.353Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-25T11:15:58.353Z
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star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Healey more like this
758091
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-06more like thismore than 2017-09-06
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading Social Rented Housing more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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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 plans he has put in place to encourage local councils to build new fixed-term social houses with an automatic right-to-buy. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Wentworth and Dearne more like this
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John Healey more like this
star this property uin 9143 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 2017-09-25more like thismore than 2017-09-25
star this property answer text <p>We want to explore how local authorities can build high quality sustainable communities. We are looking to strike housing deals with councils to support ambitious and innovative plans for additional homes in high demand areas, including pro-development councils that wish to build more council housing. We are making good progress and will announce further details in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 9142 more like this
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less than 2017-09-25T11:15:58.29Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-25T11:15:58.29Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
unstar this property tabling member
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unstar this property label Biography information for John Healey more like this
757554
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-05more like thismore than 2017-09-05
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading Social Rented Housing more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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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, pursuant to the Answer of 5 September 2017 to Question 5844, if he will commission an update of the 2012 estimate of the Audit Commission on the extent of tenancy fraud in the social housing sector and whether it is higher or lower as a result of Government initiatives. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Christchurch more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Christopher Chope more like this
star this property uin 8970 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 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to supporting landlords to tackle the small minority of social tenants who, by cheating the system, deprive those in need of a social home.</p><p>That is why we supported and implemented the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act 2013 (‘the 2013 Act’), which came into force on 15 September 2013. The Act increases the deterrent to tenants considering cheating the system, allows those who do cheat to be detected more easily and punished more severely, and encourages social landlords to take a more proactive approach to tackling fraud in their stock.</p><p>It is also why, between 2011 and 2015, we provided £19 million of funding: to help local authorities, working in partnership with other social landlords, to tackle social housing fraud; and provided funding to support the Chartered Institute of Housing to provide hands-on practical advice to landlords on which policies and procedures work best.</p><p>The Audit Commission’s 2014 and final Protecting the Public Purse report found that the number of social homes recovered from tenancy fraudsters in 2013/14 had increased by 15 per cent over the previous year to 3,030. The 2016 Protecting the Public Purse, now compiled and published by TEICCAF, reported that in 2015/16 there were 2,700 investigations of social housing fraud generating an estimated £50,200,000 worth of savings across the country. The national average of properties recovered per authority during that period was 34.</p><p>We have no plans currently to commission an estimate of the extent of tenancy fraud in social housing. We will, however, continue to keep the implementation of the 2013 Act under review.</p><p>We do not hold information on the residence of defendants proceeded against for offences under the 2013 Act.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
8971 more like this
8973 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-09-11T14:59:33.337Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T14:59:33.337Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
unstar this property tabling member
242
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Christopher Chope more like this
757555
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-05more like thismore than 2017-09-05
star this property answering body
Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star 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
star this property hansard heading Social Rented Housing more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
star this property legislature
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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, pursuant to the Answer of 5 September 2017 to Question 5844, what benefits resulted from the provision of £19 million to local authorities tackle tenancy fraud. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Christchurch more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Mr Christopher Chope more like this
star this property uin 8971 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 2017-09-11more like thismore than 2017-09-11
star this property answer text <p>This Government is committed to supporting landlords to tackle the small minority of social tenants who, by cheating the system, deprive those in need of a social home.</p><p>That is why we supported and implemented the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act 2013 (‘the 2013 Act’), which came into force on 15 September 2013. The Act increases the deterrent to tenants considering cheating the system, allows those who do cheat to be detected more easily and punished more severely, and encourages social landlords to take a more proactive approach to tackling fraud in their stock.</p><p>It is also why, between 2011 and 2015, we provided £19 million of funding: to help local authorities, working in partnership with other social landlords, to tackle social housing fraud; and provided funding to support the Chartered Institute of Housing to provide hands-on practical advice to landlords on which policies and procedures work best.</p><p>The Audit Commission’s 2014 and final Protecting the Public Purse report found that the number of social homes recovered from tenancy fraudsters in 2013/14 had increased by 15 per cent over the previous year to 3,030. The 2016 Protecting the Public Purse, now compiled and published by TEICCAF, reported that in 2015/16 there were 2,700 investigations of social housing fraud generating an estimated £50,200,000 worth of savings across the country. The national average of properties recovered per authority during that period was 34.</p><p>We have no plans currently to commission an estimate of the extent of tenancy fraud in social housing. We will, however, continue to keep the implementation of the 2013 Act under review.</p><p>We do not hold information on the residence of defendants proceeded against for offences under the 2013 Act.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Reading West remove filter
star this property answering member printed Alok Sharma more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
8970 more like this
8973 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2017-09-11T14:59:33.383Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-11T14:59:33.383Z
star this property answering member
4014
star this property label Biography information for Alok Sharma more like this
unstar this property tabling member
242
unstar this property label Biography information for Sir Christopher Chope more like this