Speeches in Parliament

Local Government in Gloucestershire

A debate about the future shape of local government in Gloucestershire held in Westminster Hall. I respond as the Minister for Local Government.

Council Tax and Second Homes

I reply in an adjournment debate about Council Tax and Second Homes called by Derek Thomas (St Ives)

A better deal for private tenants

I sum up the debate on the second reading of the Tenant Fees Bill - legislation to protect tenants from unfair charges levied by letting agencies

Questions to Ministers

With colleagues at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, I answer questions from backbenchers