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Holiday Accommodation: Licensing

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 49722, tabled on 8 September 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether he will take steps to enable local authorities to license short term holiday lets.

Answered on

22 September 2022

To better understand the issues faced by both communities and businesses, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport launched a Call for Evidence on the introduction of a Tourist Accommodation Registration Scheme in England on 29 June, which will help provide further evidence on the positive and negative impacts of short-term lets and holiday lets. Consultation ended on 21 September.