Here you will find responses that we have submitted to consultations by government departments and other organisations that are relevant to mortgage lenders and their customers.
Members and associates can also keep up to date with our work in progress on formulating responses to consultations that haven't yet reached their closing date. Please note some content is restricted for members and associates only.
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|Consultation title||Consulting body||Summary||Consulting period||Status|
|Good practice guide to estate regeneration - consultation||GLAMAYOR||The guide appears sensible and it should be capable of providing a useful and constructive reference resource of good practice principles for housing associations and local authorities, tenants and long-leaseholders.||13/12/16 - 14/03/17||Closed|
|HS2 Phase 2b Crewe to Manchester, West Midlands to Leeds Property Consultation 2016||DFT||HS2 have published their response to the Phase 2b property compensation schemes consultation. They have decided to introduce the same compensation package for phase 2b as for previous phases.||15/11/16 - 09/03/17||Closed|
|A revised and improved approach to delivery of housing regulation||WG||We believe that these judgements should, subject to effectively resourced implementation, support lenders and investors in calibrating their own assessments of RSL businesses.||13/01/17 - 24/02/17||Closed|
|Extending Coverage of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 to Registered Social Landlords||SG||We disagree with the proposal. It is not necessary; disproportionate; resource intensive; and inconsistent with the government’s stated intention of legislating to ensure RSLs can be reclassified as private bodies.||01/12/16 - 23/02/17||Closed|
|Digital Transformation: Next Steps||ROS||Registers of Scotland have now published their analysis of responses to this consultation.||30/11/16 - 22/02/17||Closed|
|Funding for Supported Housing - consultation||DCLG||We are of the view that the proposed funding model, in particular the local ring-fence, will bring greater uncertainty and additional risk into funding decisions for supported housing providers.||21/11/16 - 13/02/17||Closed|
|Public financial guidance review: consultation on a single body||HMT||Bringing together pensions, money guidance and debt advice in a Single Financial Guidance Body should have the aim of taking an holistic approach to advice and guidance on financial matters.||21/12/16 - 13/02/17||Closed|
|Proposals to seek reversal of the reclassification of registered Social Housing providers in Northern Ireland||DfC||We expect legislative changes for Northern Ireland to be consistent with the changes already taken in relation to the powers of the social housing regulator in England.||08/12/16 - 08/02/17||Closed|
|Money Advice Service 2017/18 business plan - consultation||MAS||We welcome the aim “to support significantly more over-indebted people to access free, high-quality advice, as early as possible, to resolve their crises and build their long-term financial capability”.||21/12/16 - 06/02/17||Closed|
|FCA Quarterly Consultation, December 2016||FCA||The FCA has made a sensible proposal to extend the time limit on obtaining relevant qualification for mortgage advisers which the CML has endorsed.||02/12/16 - 02/02/17||Closed|