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  • Principles for managing building safety risks and the safety case report

    This area of the consultation on implementing the new regime for occupied higher-risk buildings relates to the safety case report and the safety case approach. As part of the new regulatory requirements, we are introducing a safety case regime to oversee the management of building safety risks in high-rise multi-occupied residential buildings. This new approach will provide greater assurance that risks have been assessed and proportionate steps are in place to manage them on an... More
    Closed 12 October 2022
  • Accountable Persons

    This area of the consultation on implementing the new regime for occupied higher-risk buildings relates to the accountable person(s) and the principal accountable person. As part of the Building Safety Act 2022 (the Act), we have defined the dutyholder in occupation as the accountable person. The accountable person will be responsible for compliance with the new, more stringent regulatory regime for their higher-risk building or the part of the building they are responsible for. ... More
    Closed 12 October 2022
  • Key building information

    This area of the consultation on implementing the new regime for occupied higher-risk buildings and relates to the key building information. The Government understands the importance of data and data analysis and how this can support better building safety. Data analysis enables greater knowledge of the characteristics of buildings and how these characteristics can inform building safety and building safety risks. It also enables understanding of trends and changes over... More
    Closed 12 October 2022
  • Mandatory Occurrence Reporting - in occupation

    As part of the new regulatory regime, we are introducing a mandatory occurrence reporting requirement which will require specific people responsible for the safety of higher-risk buildings to capture and report certain fire and structural safety issues called ‘safety occurrences’ to the Building Safety Regulator. Mandatory occurrence reporting will ensure that the Building Safety Regulator is able to capture any risks that could have a potential impact on fire... More
    Closed 12 October 2022
  • Enforcement

    This area of the consultation on implementing the new regime for occupied higher-risk buildings relates to the enforcement of the regime. The Government intends to bring forward regulations related to enforcement during the occupation of a higher-risk building. This will deal with: the information that should be included on compliance notices; who must be consulted before and after notices have been issued; and, how notices can be... More
    Closed 12 October 2022
  • Building Assessment Certificate

    This area of the consultation details implementing the new regime for occupied higher-risk buildings in relation to the building assessment certificate. A building assessment certificate will only be issued by the Building Safety Regulator if it is satisfied that, at the time it carries out its assessment, the accountable person(s) for the building are complying with their duties under part 4 of the Building Safety Act 2022 (the Act). Once a building has been registered,... More
    Closed 12 October 2022
  • Consultation on the Future of the IFRS 9 Statutory Override

    The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (the Department) has policy responsibility for local authority accounting. In practice, under the Local Authorities (Capital Finance and Accounting) (England) Regulations 2003 (the Regulations) authorities must comply with the accounting practices set out in the Code of Practice on Local Authority Accounting (the Code) prepared by the CIPFA LASAAC Local Authority Accounting Code Board (the Board). The Code is reviewed continuously... More
    Closed 7 October 2022
  • HSE Consultation: The Building Safety (Fees and Charges) Regulations 202[3] and charging scheme

    Building Safety Regulator’s proposals for the Building Safety (Fees and Charges) Regulations This consultation sets out the Building Safety Regulator’s proposals for the Building Safety (fees and charges) regulations and an underpinning charging scheme. The consultation will run over a period of 10 weeks - closing on 7 October 2022. Find out more by visiting HSE’s consultation HUB. More
    Closed 7 October 2022
  • Consultation on a technical adjustment to the Business Rates Retention System in response to the 2023 Revaluation and Central List Transfers

    The Business Rates Retention (BRR) system distributes tax income between councils, and between councils and central government, according to need and established shares. Separately, the next Business Rates Revaluation is due to take effect from 1 April 2023, changing business rates income retained locally. The Government has also confirmed its intention to move a number of large telecom networks and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link out of local authority rating lists into... More
    Closed 30 September 2022
  • Indices Futures: Updating the English Indices of Deprivation – Public Consultation

    The English Index of Multiple Deprivation (the IMD), produced as part of the broader English Indices of Multiple Deprivation (the IoD or the Indices), is the official measure of relative deprivation at small-area level in England. The suite of resources are designated National Statistics. The Index of Multiple Deprivation combines indices for seven different domains of deprivation: • Income Deprivation • Employment Deprivation • Education, Skills and Training... More
    Closed 23 September 2022
  • Homes for Ukraine -re-matched guests survey

    This is a survey to enable Ukrainian guests that have been rematched to opt in to take part in user reserach More
    Closed 12 September 2022
  • Consultation and call for evidence: Electrical Safety in the Social Rented Sector

    Everybody should be able to live in a safe home, and the government is committed to creating a fair and just housing system that works for everyone. The number of social homes classified as non-decent fell from 20% to 13% from 2010 to 2020 [1] , and through the Levelling Up White Paper and the Social Housing White Paper, we committed to radically improve housing quality and set out our ambitions to ensure that housing is safe and decent. Part of meeting these ambitions is... More
    Closed 31 August 2022
  • Funding arrangements and conditions for the Homelessness Prevention Grant

    This consultation seeks views on the approach to the funding for the Homelessness Prevention Grant provided to all local housing authorities in England. This is a technical consultation on updating the funding formula for allocations to local authorities, amending the grant conditions and introducing tranche payments for the grant. This consultation is open for response from 1 July to 26 August . More
    Closed 26 August 2022
  • AfEO 6 month extension

    Closed 18 August 2022
  • Consultation on the Higher Risk Buildings (Descriptions and Supplementary Provisions) Regulations

    This consultation is about the proposed Higher Risk Buildings (Descriptions and Supplementary Provisions) Regulations which complete the definition of higher-risk building for the new building safety regime. It seeks views on the following areas: the overall definition of a building for the purposes of both the design and construction and occupation parts of the new more stringent building safety regime being brought forward by the Building Safety Act; which buildings are... More
    Closed 21 July 2022
  • Consultation on compulsory purchase - compensation reforms

    Compulsory purchase is the power to acquire land and property without the consent of the owner. It is an important tool for assembling land needed to help deliver social, environmental and economic change. The Government’s High Street Strategy, published in July 2021, emphasised the role of compulsory purchase as a catalyst for regeneration in town centres and high streets which are seeing persistent long-term empty properties, and where there are complex and fragmented land... More
    Closed 19 July 2022
  • Technical consultation on street naming

    Topic of this consultation: How streets are named, and how names can be changed forms part of the programme to level up the United Kingdom. Local street names form part of the local identity that helps create a sense of pride in place; how they are changed forms part of the process that can build or reduce trust in local systems and institutions. The Government are concerned that there are attempts to erase and cancel local heritage and that residents are not being properly... More
    Closed 22 May 2022
  • Local Connection Requirements for Social Housing for Victims of Domestic Abuse

    During the passage of the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 concerns were raised relating to removing local connection tests for domestic abuse victims who apply for social housing. The government wishes to consult on regulations to prevent local authorities applying a local connection to victims of domestic abuse applying for social housing. The consultation will consider the scope of regulations and the circumstances in which the exemption would apply.  The Department for Levelling Up,... More
    Closed 10 May 2022
  • Consultation on the Impacts of Joint Tenancies on Victims of Domestic Abuse

    Topic of this consultation: The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities is seeking views on the impacts of the law on joint tenancies on victims of domestic abuse in the social rented sector. We are interested in whether: perpetrators are using their ability to end a joint tenancy to threaten the victim with homelessness; victims feel trapped in their joint tenancy with the perpetrator; the current guidance for social landlords is sufficient... More
    Closed 10 May 2022
  • Vagrancy Act Consultation

    This consultation seeks views on the replacement of offences previously held in the Vagrancy Act. This covers the following areas: How to replace the offences in the Vagrancy Act which prohibit begging in an appropriate way that prioritises getting individuals into support; How we can make sure that replacement legislation on begging supports the right environment in which to deliver effective services and to engage with vulnerable people constructively;... More
    Closed 5 May 2022
  • Levelling Up

    We are fortunate to live in one of the most dynamic, diverse, free and successful countries in the world, but that success is not being shared fairly across the whole of the United Kingdom. That’s changing as we allocate the first round of our £4.8 billion Levelling Up Fund to regeneration projects across the UK, investing billions in our railways, rolling out next generation gigabit broadband and moving more government functions and civil servants out of London as part of investment... More
    Closed 13 April 2022
  • Diwygio’r systemau lesddaliad a chyfunddaliad yng Nghymru a Lloegr

    Trosolwg Diwygio’r systemau lesddaliad a chyfunddaliad yng Nghymru a Lloegr. Mae’r ymgynghoriad hwn yn ceisio barn ar ddiwygiadau i’r system lesddaliad a chyfunddaliad yn dilyn argymhellion yn adroddiadau Comisiwn y Gyfraith a gyhoeddwyd yng Ngorffennaf 2020. Yn benodol, mae’n ceisio barn am: Y cyfyngiad amhreswyl ar ryddfreinio cyfun; Y cyfyngiad amhreswyl mewn hawliadau hawl i reoli; Y... More
    Closed 22 February 2022
  • Business Rates Review: technical consultation

    This consultation sets out how the government intends to give effect to a number of measures arising from its recent business rates review. It covers the following areas: Measures to enable more frequent revaluations Improvement relief Support for investment in green plant and machinery Other administrative changes More
    Closed 22 February 2022
  • Consultation on changes to the capital framework: Minimum Revenue Provision

    Local authorities can freely borrow and invest under legislation and guidance known as the Prudential Framework. Notwithstanding these freedoms, authorities must make sure borrowing is affordable. Where capital expenditure is financed by borrowing, authorities have a statutory duty to set aside revenue funds to repay the principle of the debt; this is known as Minimum Revenue Provision (MRP). The government has identified that some authorities are not sufficiently complying with this duty... More
    Closed 8 February 2022
  • Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement 2022/23 Consultation

    This consultation seeks views on the proposals for the Local Government Finance Settlement for 2022/23. More
    Closed 13 January 2022
  • Private rented sector (England) tenant survey

    Thank you for taking the time to open our survey. There are a maximum of 20 questions and it should take no longer than 10 minutes to complete. The survey is aimed at those with experience renting privately in England, or those who are considering renting privately in the near future (private renting is where you rent a property from a private landlord/company and not a social landlord/council). More
    Closed 17 November 2021
  • Supporting Defence Infrastructure and the Future of Time-Limited Permitted Development Rights

    This consultation contains proposed changes to two permitted development rights in the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 that were introduced to support businesses and the high street in response to the coronavirus pandemic. It covers the following areas: Class BB of Part 4 permitting moveable structures within the curtilage of a pub, café, restaurant, or historic visitor attractions, Class BA of Part 12 permitting for... More
    Closed 14 November 2021
  • Call for Evidence - Review of Architectural Regulation

    Ministerial Foreword The United Kingdom’s architectural sector is one of the best in the world – with first-class educational institutions, world-leading practices and a healthy export market. The United Kingdom also has a vibrant small and medium sized enterprise (SME) sector who operate at local level to ensure that the places where we live, work and play suit our communities. The challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the... More
    Closed 8 November 2021
  • Domestic Abuse Act Part 4, Local Authority progress

    Domestic Abuse is a devastating crime which creates long term impacts on victims, their children, and wider society. Government has committed to transforming the response to domestic abuse. On 29 April the Domestic Abuse Act 2021 received Royal Assent. The Act includes within Part 4 (Sections 57-61) new duties on Tier 1 local authorities in England relating to the provision of support for victims and their children residing within relevant safe accommodation and a duty on Tier 2... More
    Closed 3 November 2021
  • Building Safety Levy

    Consultation on Building Safety Levy This consultation seeks views on the design and calculation of the proposed Building Safety Levy, through which developers will make an important contribution to remedy historical building safety defects. The Consultation covers the following areas: Design of the Levy Levy calculation Potential housing supply impacts Process and timings ... More
    Closed 15 October 2021
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