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Park Homes: Fees and Charges

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 144843, tabled on 27 January 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, pursuant to the Answer of 13 January 2020 to Question 982 on Park Homes: Fees and Charges, what progress has been made on the introduction of primary legislation to change the pitch fee review inflationary index from the Retail Prices Index (RPI) to the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) .

Answered on

4 February 2021

The Government remains committed to improving protections for park home residents and this includes changing the pitch fee review inflationary index from the Retail Prices Index (RPI) to the Consumer Prices Index (CPI).

We are carefully considering the detailed policy of this and other commitments, to ensure they can be delivered effectively and will introduce the required legislation when the parliamentary timetable allows.

Last year we delivered on our commitment to make Regulations introducing a fit and proper test for park home site owners or their manager.