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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

Vacant Housing Refurbishment Bill

Latest Report

Vacant Housing Refurbishment Bill

The Committee has published its report on its pre-Committee Stage of the Vacant Housing Refurbishment Bill 2017 [PMB]. The Committee recommended that the Bill proceed to Third Stage.

Press releases

14 Oct 2019, 15.25

Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government to meet with Chairman Designate of Residential Tenancies Board, resume scrutiny of Land Development Agency Bill 2019

9 Oct 2019, 10.51

Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government to continue pre-legislative scrutiny of the Land Development Agency Bill 2019

1 Oct 2019, 17.18

Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government to carry out pre-legislative scrutiny of the Land Development Agency Bill 2019

Recent videos

Wed, 16 Oct 2019

Committees

Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Land Development Agency Bill 2019 (resumed)

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

Committees

Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Land Development Agency Bill 2019 (resumed)

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

Committees

Pre-legislative scrutiny of the general scheme of the Land Development Agency Bill 2019 (resumed)

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Recent reports

Fri, 11 Oct 2019

Report on Scrutiny of the Urban Regeneration and Housing (Amendment) Bill 2019 [PMB]
Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government Report on Scrutiny of the Urban Regeneration and Housing (Amendment) Bill 2019 [PMB]

Fri, 11 Oct 2019

Report on Scrutiny of the Housing (Homeless Families) Bill 2017 [PMB]
Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government Report on Scrutiny of the Housing (Homeless Families) Bill 2017 [PMB]

Fri, 10 May 2019

Report of the Joint Committee on the General Scheme of the Prohibition of Certain Products containing Plastic Microbeads Bill 2018
Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government Report on the General Scheme of the Prohibition of Certain Products containing Plastic Microbeads Bill 2018

Recent documents

Wed, 16 Oct

Opening statement, Patrick King, Director of Policy and Corporate Services, Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland

Opening statement, Patrick King, Director of Policy and Corporate Services, Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (PDF)

Wed, 16 Oct

Opening statement, James Benson, Executive, Construction Industry Federation

Opening statement, James Benson, Executive, Construction Industry Federation (PDF)

Wed, 16 Oct

Opening statement, Caroline Spillane, Director General, Engineers Ireland

Opening statement, Caroline Spillane, Director General, Engineers Ireland (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
Pádraig Grant
(01) 618 3325
076 100 1764 
jchplg@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer

Robert Kennedy-Cochrane

(01) 618 4149

(085) 870 7436

robert.kennedy-cochrane@oireachtas.ie