Legislative Consent: Social Housing (Regulation) Bill

The Social Housing (Regulation) Bill (the Bill) was introduced in the House of Lords on 08 June 2022.


The long title to the Bill notes that it is a Bill “to make provision about the regulation of social housing; about the terms of approved schemes for the investigation of housing complaints; and for connected purposes.”


The Bill is subject to the legislative consent process under Standing Order 29 (PDF 599KB). This is when the consent of the Welsh Parliament is sought by the UK Government to legislate on an issue which falls  within the competence of the Senedd.

Legislative Consent Memorandum – August 2022

The Welsh Government laid a Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) (PDF 123KB) on the Bill before the Senedd on 18 August 2022.

The Business Committee referred the LCM to the  Local Government and Housing Committee, and the Legislation, Justice and Constitution Committee, with a reporting deadline of 1 December 2022 (PDF 37.7 KB)

Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum – October 2022

On 5 October 2022, the Welsh Government laid a Supplementary Legislative Consent Memorandum (PDF 174KB).

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First published: 18/08/2022