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PROTECTION FOR HOMEBUYERS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1622: tabled on 12 September 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes with concern the problems homebuyers have experienced with developers including Persimmon Homes, Jones Homes, Taylor Wimpey, Bellway and others which have left many homeowners with unsafe and uninhabitable properties; expresses concern at the inadequate response by these developers when they are made aware of these problems; supports the APPG on the built environment's recommendation for a mandatory New Homes Ombudsman; commends the response from the Department for Housing, Communities and Local Government to the call for evidence on improving the home buying and selling process; and urges the Government to implement without delay the improvements set out in its Plan of Action particularly the recommendation to improve the process of dealing with buyer complaints.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.