Leasehold and Commonhold Reform APPG

First Registered: 15/02/2017 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To consider matters relating to leasehold and commonhold legislation and regulation. Reduce opportunities for exploitation and improve cladding. Review the leasehold property Tribunal as a low-cost forum for disputes and redress including leasehold insurance and service charges which fall outside FCA regulation. Meet with and monitor government departments and publicly funded bodies working on leasehold.

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Recent Documents related to Leasehold and Commonhold Reform

1. Leasehold and commonhold reform
06/08/2019 - Parliamentary Research

Found: BRIEFING PAPER Number 8047, 6 August 2019 Leasehold and commonhold reform By Wendy Wilson Cassie Barton

2. 12th Report - Leasehold Reform
19/03/2019 - Inquiry: Leasehold reform - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: document,'script','dataLayer','GTM-WPBXM6N'); Leasehold Reform - Housing, Communities and Local Government

3. Leasehold reform: government response to the Select Committee report
03/07/2019 - Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities
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Found: Local Government Select Committee report on Leasehold Reform Presented to Parliament by the Secretary

4. Leasehold and Commonhold Reform
16/12/2016 - Parliamentary Research

Found: Number CDP-0253, 16 December 2016 Leasehold and Commonhold Reform By Wendy Wilson Summary On

5. APPG on Leasehold and Commonhold Reform - written evidence
31/10/2018 - Inquiry: Leasehold reform - Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
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Found: Written evidence - APPG on Leasehold and Commonhold Reform Written evidence submitted by the All Party

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Recent Speeches related to Leasehold and Commonhold Reform

1. Housing: Leasehold
05/01/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: recommendations in the report by the Law Commission Leasehold home ownership: buying your freehold or extending - Speech Link
2: comprehensive programme of reform to end unfair practices in the leasehold market. Last year, the Law - Speech Link
3: England’s 4.3 million leaseholders, owning a leasehold property can be a nightmare for many. The whole feudal - Speech Link

2. Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [HL]
24/05/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: informed by consultation with the public and the leasehold sector. We consulted on proposals to reduce future - Speech Link

3. Leasehold, Commonhold and Ground Rents
11/01/2021 - Written Statements

1: law, through the widespread introduction of the commonhold tenure.To deliver this, we will bring - Speech Link

4. Leasehold and Commonhold Reform
02/10/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: this House has considered progress on leasehold and commonhold reform.This debate is an opportunity - Speech Link
2: credit, they have made a number of commitments on leasehold during the past five years, and we are very keen - Speech Link
3: know how the system can work. In effect, we are commonhold now, but we were originally freehold. Ground - Speech Link

5. Leasehold Reform
11/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: and Local Government Committee, HC 1468, on Leasehold Reform and the Government’s response, CP 99; welcomes - Speech Link
2: and Local Government Committee, HC 1468, on Leasehold Reform and the Government’s response, CP 99; welcomes - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Leasehold and Commonhold Reform
1. Commonhold and Leasehold: Reform
asked by: Daisy Cooper
19/10/2020
... what his timetable is for bringing forward legislative proposals on leasehold and commonhold reform.

2. Commonhold and Leasehold: Reform
asked by: Matthew Offord
21/10/2020
... published on 21 July 2020.

3. Commonhold: Leasehold
asked by: Lord Kennedy of Southwark
21/06/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the timescale for changes to commonhold arrangements in order to attract unit holders.

4. Leasehold: Reform
asked by: Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
12/11/2020
... whether the Government plans to reform leasehold arrangements for existing leaseholders.

5. Leasehold: Reform
asked by: Mike Amesbury
14/07/2020
... when the Government plans to publish the draft Leasehold Reform Bill.

Latest Questions
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9 Current APPG Officers
Peter Bottomley Portrait
Peter Bottomley
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Worthing West
Joined: 15th February 2017
69 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Ageing and Older People , Arts and Heritage , Austria , BBC , Black Maternal Health , Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Business Owners , British Overseas Territories , Carbon Monoxide , Citizens Rights , Commonwealth , Cycling and Walking , Dalits , Dark Skies , Democracy and Human Rights in the Gulf , Disability , Domestic Violence and Abuse , Equitable Life Policyholders , Fatherhood , Flags and Heraldry , Gasworks Redevelopment , Global Security and Non-Proliferation , Governance and Inclusive Leadership , Gypsies, Travellers and Roma , Haemophilia and Contaminated Blood , Haiti , Hospice and End of Life Care , Immigration Detention , Insurance and Financial Services , Internet, Communications and Technology , Ireland and the Irish in Britain , Kosovo , Limits to Growth , Longevity , Media , Music , No Recourse to Public Funds , Olympic and Paralympic Games , Opera , Park Homes , Period Equality , Photography , Race and Community , Religious Education , Republic of Korea , Retail Crime , Road Freight and Logistics , Rowing , Scientific , Scotch Whisky , Sexual and Reproductive Health in the UK , Single Parent Families , Social Enterprise , Social Integration , Social Science and Policy , Social Work , St George's Day , Tibet , Transport Safety , United Nations , United Nations Women , Vascular and Venous Disease , Votes at 16 , Western Rail Link to Heathrow , Western Sahara , Wine and Spirits , Wine of Great Britain , Women in Transport , Youth Affairs
Justin Madders Portrait
Justin Madders
Co-Chair
Labour - Ellesmere Port and Neston
Joined: 28th September 2017
Daisy Cooper Portrait
Daisy Cooper
Co-Chair
Liberal Democrat - St Albans
Joined: 2nd June 2021
Marie Rimmer Portrait
Marie Rimmer
Vice Chair
Labour - St Helens South and Whiston
Joined: 28th September 2017
Stephen McPartland Portrait
Stephen McPartland
Vice Chair
Conservative - Stevenage
Joined: 2nd June 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Bingo , Learning Disability
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Sir Peter Bottomley MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5060.

Email: bottomleyp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Sebastian O’Kelly, Leasehold Knowledge Partnership, The Open Data Institute, 3rd Floor, 65 Clifton Street, London EC2A 4JE. Tel: 07808 328 230

Email: sok@leaseholdknowledge.com

Group's Website:

http://www.leaseholdknowledge.com/category/news/parliament/mps-appg-on-leasehold

No benefits in kind are on record for the Leasehold and Commonhold Reform APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Leasehold and Commonhold Reform APPG

Former APPG Officers
Ed Davey Portrait
Ed Davey
Co-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 21st April 2021
Ed Davey Portrait
Ed Davey
Co-Chair
Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 7th August 2020
Jim Fitzpatrick Portrait
Jim Fitzpatrick
Co-Chair
Labour - Former Member for Poplar and Limehouse
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Gillian Keegan Portrait
Gillian Keegan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chichester
Joined: 2nd January 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Gardner of Parkes Portrait
Baroness Gardner of Parkes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 23rd October 2019
No other APPG Memberships
David Lammy Portrait
David Lammy
Officer
Labour - Tottenham
Joined: 15th February 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
3 APPG Memberships
Alevis , British Jews , Faith and Society