recent quotes

"I am determined to get Britain building the homes our country needs so everyone can afford a place to call their own. One of my top priorities is going to be ensuring everyone affected by the Grenfell Tower fire gets the support they need and we learn lessons from the tragedy so something like this can never happen again."

James Brokenshire, Responding to his appointment at Secretary of State for Housing, Communities & Local Government, 30th April 2018

"I do agree that there is a need for some prescription within regulations and guidance, but it is a system with clear roles and responsibilities, clear permission points and strong enforcement and sanctions that will drive the culture change towards intelligent thinking that will in turn deliver safe building outcomes."

Dame Judith Hackitt, Letter to the Chair of the Communities & Local Government Select Committee 14th March 2018

"We cannot bring about the kind of society I want to see, unless we tackle one of the biggest barriers to social mobility we face today: the national housing crisis. in much of the country, housing is so unaffordable that millions of people who would reasonably expect to buy their own home are unable to do so”. "

Theresa May, Speech to national planning conference, 5th March 2018


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James Brokenshire becomes the new Housing Secretary

Sajid Javid moved to the Home Office

Following the resignation of Amber Rudd following the Windrush affair, Sajid Javid was appointed as Home Secretary on 30th April. In turn, he was replaced by James Brokenshire, the former Home Office minister and Northern Ireland secretary, who had spent a few months out of government following a lung operation.

For more information, see the latest edition of the HRS Review.

2018 Members Conference

Our thirteenth Members' Conference will take place on 5th June 2018 at the Institute of Directors in London. Slides and summaries of the presentations from the Conference will be made available in the members' area after the event.

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