This Government Bill would make provision about the safety of people in or about buildings and the standard of buildings, to amend the Architects Act 1997, and to amend provision about complaints made to a housing ombudsman. The Bill was given its first reading on 5 July 2021 and its second reading on 21 July 2021.
The Public Bill Committee completed its scrutiny on 26 October 2021. The Bill is now due to have its report stage and third reading on a date to be announced.
For the Bill as amended in Committee, click here. For the Government response to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee’s pre-legislative scrutiny of the Bill, click here. For a House of Commons Library briefing about the Bill, published on 16 July 2021, click here.
To follow progress of the Bill, click here.