Inquiry into second homes

The Committee has published its report on Second Homes (PDF 4.0MB)


The Welsh Government has responded to the report (PDF 211KB).


A debate on the Committee’s report and the Welsh Government’s response was held in Plenary on 5 October 2022.


Terms of reference

The Committee’s terms of reference for its inquiry were:

  • To examine the recommendations made by Dr Simon Brooks in his report, Second homes: developing new policies in Wales, and the Welsh Government’s response to those proposals.
  • To consider the policy objectives and evaluate the evidence base for policy change in this area and to identify any gaps in knowledge and data.

Business type: Committee Inquiry

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

First published: 05/11/2021

Background papers