House of Lords Briefing (04 July 23)

House of Lords briefing on the Earl of Lytton’s consumer protection for buildings amendment to the Levelling up and Regeneration Bill. Filmed at the House of Lords on 4th July 2023.

Contains presentations from the Earl of Lytton, excluded leaseholder Amanda Walker and solicitors Alison Hills and Zahrah Aullybocus on the issues with the Building Safety Act and how they are addressed by the proposed scheme.

The scheme has received legal backing from construction counsel David Sawtell, former parliamentary counsel Daniel Greenberg CB and planning silk Morag Ellis KC. It has also been backed by organisations such as the NRLA, Property Mark, the Sunday Times, ARMA, the Association of Mortgage Intermediaries and the British Property Federation. It also has the backing of Ted Baillieu, former premier of Victoria and former co-chair of their Cladding task force.

Youtube link to full conference:

Earl of Lytton – Introduces the Building Safety Remediation Scheme

Zahrah Aullybocus – Chaos caused to the Conveyancing Industry by the Building Safety Act

Amanda Walker – The personal impact of being excluded from the Building Safety Act protections

Alison Hills – How the Building Remediation Scheme will provide consumer protection for flats