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Regulation of Registered Social Landlords (Wales) Bill
- This consultation has completed. It ran from Monday, 16 October 2017 to Monday, 13 November 2017
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Response to the consultation
Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation
- RSL01 - Tenant Participation Advisory Service Cymru PDF 66 KB View as HTML (1) 14 KB
- RSL02 - The Chartered Institute of Housing Cyrmu PDF 223 KB View as HTML (2) 42 KB
- RSL03 - Conwy County Borough Council PDF 40 KB View as HTML (3) 9 KB
- RSL04 - UK Finance PDF 62 KB View as HTML (4) 25 KB
- RSL05 - Wynne Jones PDF 56 KB View as HTML (5) 17 KB
- Additional evidence from The Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru PDF 225 KB
Purpose of the consultation
The External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee established a sub-committee to undertake Stage 1 scrutiny of the general principles of the Regulation of Registered Social Landlords (Wales) Bill.
On 29 September 2017 the Office for National Statistics (“ONS”) announced that Registered Social Landlords in Wales should be classified in the national accounts as Private Non-financial Corporations.
The Welsh Government states that the purpose of the Bill is to enable the re-classification of Registered Social Landlords as “Private Non-Financial Corporations” for the purposes of government accounting.
The sub-committee welcomed views on the general principles of the Bill. In drafting submissions, the following questions were considered:
- Does the Bill do anything that either falls short of the changes identified by the Office of National Statistics (‘the ONS’) or goes further than changes required by the ONS?
- If it does, how can the Bill be improved to ensure that it conforms with the changes identified by the ONS?
Please be aware that the sub-committee’s remit will only allow it to consider this narrow aspect of housing policy. The sub-committee will not be able to consider submissions that address issues beyond the general principles of the Bill.
Providing Written Evidence
The National Assembly for Wales has two official languages, Welsh and English.
In line with the Assembly’s Official Languages Scheme, the sub-committee requests that documents or written responses to consultations intended for publication or use in National Assembly proceedings are submitted bilingually. When documents or written responses are not submitted bilingually, we will publish in the language submitted, stating that it has been received in that language only.
We expect other organisations to implement their own standards or schemes and to comply with their statutory obligation.
The deadline for submissions was Monday 13 November 2017.
Disclosure of information
Please ensure that you have considered the Assembly’s policy on disclosure of information before submitting information to the sub-committee.
Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:
External Affairs and Additional Legislation Committee
Telephone: 0300 200 6565