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Estate Agents: Regulation

Volume 718: debated on Thursday 25 March 2010


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Young of Norwood Green on 16 March (WA 158), what response they made to the report of January 2009 by Professor Colin Jones Government Review of Regulation and Redress in the UK Housing Market, prepared for the then Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, which recommended the regulation of estate agents. [HL3013]

The Government welcomed Professor Jones' report. It is an important contribution to the ongoing debate about improving service standards among property professionals, for the benefit of consumers.