The Housing and Planning Bill: a small response to a big challenge

The last Parliament saw housing become a truly national crisis. It was the moment when the shortage of homes of all kinds started to touch all corners of the country, and millions of people, on low and middle incomes.

The Housing and Planning Bill is the new majority Conservative government’s first response to this.

The Bill passed the House of Commons stage last night. This followed a lengthy committee stage and the usual Parliamentary ding-dong , including a bizarre episode … Read more