Consultation responses

We respond to public consultations organised by the government, or a parliamentary committee, to make our members' views clear on proposed legislation or the effects of existing policy.

Contact our policy team if you have any questions regarding these responses: [email protected]

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22 Nov 2021
Economic and International Affairs Scrutiny Panel Review of regulation of estate agents in Jersey

Jersey’s Economic and International Affairs Scrutiny Panel's are conducting an in-depth review examining the scope for regulation of estate agents in Jersey and they have reached out to Propertymark asking for our specific contributions.

18 Nov 2021
Welsh Government consultation on Local Taxes for Second Homes and Self-Catering Accommodation

The Welsh Government has sought views on whether powers afforded to local authorities to charge a council tax premium on second homes and long-term empty properties are effective at tackling housing issues.

09 Nov 2021
Northern Ireland Private Tenancies Bill Call for Evidence

Propertymark has long called for greater regulation of the private rented sector in Northern Ireland, our recent response to the Assembly’s Call for Evidence cautions against the introduction of too many regulatory changes in one go, which could result in landlords exiting the sector and undermining the ambitions of the Bill.

09 Nov 2021
Short-Term Lets Licensing in Scotland

The Scottish Government sought further evidence on its Short-Term Lets Licensing Order, under which all councils in Scotland will be required to have an operational licensing system by October 2022.

01 Nov 2021
MoJ call for evidence: Dispute resolution in England and Wales

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) specifically asked for data about, and insights into, experiences of dispute resolution within and outside the court system to help them understand a range of factors including drivers of engagement, outcomes, standards and skills and training.

20 Oct 2021
Money Laundering Regulations amendments and supervisory bodies

Estate agents, letting agents and auctioneers were among those called upon to help improve the overall effectiveness of the UK’s anti-money laundering (AML) regulatory and supervisory regime.

20 Oct 2021
Building Standards (Fire Safety) Consultation on External Wall Systems

Propertymark responded to the Scottish Government’s consultation on Building Standards (Fire Safety) on External Wall Systems.

11 Oct 2021
Scottish Government’s Home energy efficiency: equity loan pilot consultation

The Scottish Government has set out a series of actions and long-term commitments in its Heat in Buildings Strategy to accelerate the decarbonisation of homes and buildings across Scotland in order to meet its net-zero target by 2045.

04 Oct 2021
Autumn Budget and Spending Review 2021 Propertymark representations to HM Treasury

The 2021 Autumn Budget will be delivered on October 27 alongside a three-year spending review and HM Treasury’s call for representations to be considered as part of its decisions closed 30 September 2021.

27 Sep 2021
Propertymark urges Committee to tackle four key housing issues

The Welsh Parliament’s Local Government and Housing Committee recently invited views on what the priorities of the committee should be during the Sixth Senedd with emphasis on priority areas to be addressed.

23 Sep 2021
Block Management Sector Code

The RoPA Steering Group recently consulted on its draft Block Management Sector Code as part of its commitment to elevate standards within the sector.

14 Sep 2021
Draft licensing order and business and regulatory impact assessment

A new licensing scheme is being developed to help ensure that short term lets are safe and help address issues faced by local residents and communities. All Scottish councils will have to adopt a short-term lets licensing system by October 2022.

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