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Statutory Overcrowding

Volume 448: debated on Monday 3 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what plans she has to revise the definition of statutory overcrowding. (72419)

The current statutory standard is set out in Part 10 of the Housing Act 1985. It has not changed since 1985. The Government believe that this is out of date and will publish a consultation paper on options for reform this summer.