Section: Central Government

PM chairs inaugural meeting of the Housing Implementation Taskforce

Posted 06.02.18
GOV.UK: Article link

Prime Minister Theresa May chaired the inaugural meeting of the Housing Implementation Taskforce (05.02.18), to discuss the progress Government is making and further actions needed to increase housing supply.

The Taskforce is a cross-government working group attended by, among others, the Chancellor, the Housing Secretary, the Transport Secretary and several other Cabinet Ministers.

A Downing Street spokesperson said:

"The taskforce discussed the steps Government has already taken, including further investment at the Budget, planning reform, releasing land faster, the Housing White Paper and building more affordable housing.

"They emphasised the key role of Homes England in driving forward change, and also focused on the supply of new housing, public sector land sales, land banking, house-building skills and building the infrastructure needed for new housing developments."


KeyFacts


KeyFacts provides an easy way to keep up-to-date with issues affecting the UK's social and affordable housing sectors


Selected news and views is reported in summary format, with links to source articles for further reading if required


Watch out for Quick Links - to avoid too much content, we sometimes list headlines only with links to source articles


Summary articles and Quick Links are posted to recognisable sub-sections for easy access - now and at a future date


KeyFacts is an essential free resource for anyone with a busy daily schedule



Enter your email address to receive our e-newsletters advising on updates to KeyFacts

We will not share your email address with others or use it for any other purpose

Reporting on February 2018

Site Sections

Bookmark and Share

Current Issue

**********


Visit Our Featured Websites

Government & Agencies