|Welsh Affairs - Seventh Report|
Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 7 October 2008.
Terms of Reference
Introduction of the proposed Order
The LCO process in this instance
Scrutiny of different texts
Delay in the scrutiny process
The Welsh Affairs Committee's inquiry
1 The purpose and scope of the proposed Order
The proposed Order and existing Welsh Assembly Government policy
The "identifiable need" for the proposed Order
The "fit" with existing Welsh Assembly Government policy
Current legislative constraints
Use of the Legislative Competence Order in Council procedure
The scope of the proposed Order
The power to abolish the Right to Buy/Right to Acquire
A whole local authority area or a Wales-wide suspension?
The likely effectiveness of the proposed Order in increasing the supply of affordable housing
2 Limits on the legislative competence conferred by the proposed Order
Other limits on competence
3 Definitions of terms used in the proposed Order
The definition of "social landlord"
The designation of land "held or used for housing purposes"
Broadening the scope of the proposed Order: reference to "land"
Conclusions and recommendations
List of written evidence
List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament
Oral and Written Evidence
Monday 23 June 2008
Tuesday 1 July 2008