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The committee scrutinises legislation and policy as it shadows the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The committee was renamed during the Dáil term (26 Sep 2017) and was previously the Committee on Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government.

Date established: 26 Sep 2017

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Building standards

Latest Report

Building standards

The committee has published a report on building standards and controls. The report makes recommendations intended to ensure high standards and consumer protection for home owners and tenants.

Press releases

22 May 2018, 17.46

Housing Committee to examine how local authorities’ waiting lists operate

16 May 2018, 17.44

Minister to discuss housing, homelessness, “Rebuilding Ireland” plan with Housing Committee

30 Apr 2018, 15.36

Housing Committee to hear from experts on proposed Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Plant

Recent videos

Wed, 23 May 2018

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Examining Local Authority Housing Waiting Lists

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Wed, 9 May 2018

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

Review of Local Property Tax

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Wed, 25 Apr 2018

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

(i)Response to National Emergencies (ii) Consideration of Water Supply Project – Eastern and Midlands Region

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Recent debates

Wed, 9 May 2018

Joint Committee

Review of Local Property Tax: Discussion

Tue, 1 May 2018

Joint Committee

Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Plant: Discussion

Wed, 25 Apr 2018

Joint Committee

Water Supply Project: Discussion

Recent reports

Fri, 11 May 2018

Transboundary environmental public consultation - Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power
Transboundary consultation obligations arise pursuant to the requirements of EU Directive 2011/92/EU on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.

Wed, 24 Jan 2018

Report, Safe as Houses? A Report on Building Standards, Building Controls & Consumer Protection
Joint Committee on Housing, Planning & Local Government report on Building Standards, Building Controls & Consumer Protection

Wed, 24 Jan 2018

Report, Scrutiny of the Thirty - fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Water in Public Ownership) (No. 2) Bill 2016 [PMB]
Joint Committee on Housing, Planning & Local Government report on Scrutiny of the Thirty - fifth Amendment of the Constitution (Water in Public Ownership) (No. 2) Bill 2016 [PMB]

Recent documents

Wed, 9 May

Opening statement, Cllr Ruairi McGinley, Chair, Finance Strategic Policy Committee

Opening statement, Cllr Ruairi McGinley, Chair, Finance Strategic Policy Committee (PDF)

Tue, 1 May

Opening statement, Steve Thomas Emeritus Prof of Energy Policy, University of Greenwich

Opening statement, Steve Thomas Emeritus Prof of Energy Policy, University of Greenwich (PDF)

Tue, 1 May

Opening statement, John Sweeney, Emeritus Professor of Geography, Maynooth University

Opening statement, John Sweeney, Emeritus Professor of Geography, Maynooth University (PDF)

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the area of housing, planning and local government is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Fiona Cashin
(01) 618 3325
076 100 1764 
jchplg@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer: 
Nuala Walsh
(01) 618 3437
(086) 410 0898
nuala.walsh@oireachtas.ie