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Carmarthenshire County Council And Public Housing

EDM number 122 in 2017-19, proposed by Jonathan Edwards on 04/07/2017.
Categorised under the topics of Housing supply, Local government and Social rented housing.

This House congratulates Plaid Cymru-run Carmarthenshire County Council for enhancing the supply of affordable public housing across the county; commends the Council for building the first new public social housing since 1980 and for retaining its stock despite pressures from the Labour-run Welsh Government to stock transfer; notes that the Council was the first in Wales to suspend Right to Buy; welcomes the additional investment of £8.5 million to build over 60 new council homes over the next two years; further notes that the Council aims to deliver 1,000 affordable homes over the next 10 years as part of a £360 million commitment; and further congratulates Cabinet Member Councillor Linda Evans for her work in ensuring that Carmarthenshire will have a social stock of housing to enable the Council to deal with accommodation challenges in the future.

This motion has been signed by a total of 11 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Jonathan Edwards04/07/2017Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruProposed
Ben Lake04/07/2017CeredigionPlaid CymruSeconded
Liz Saville Roberts04/07/2017Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSeconded
Chris Stephens05/07/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySeconded
Martyn Day05/07/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Jim Shannon05/07/2017StrangfordDUPSeconded
Drew Hendry11/07/2017Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown11/07/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law11/07/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Stephen Gethins11/07/2017North East FifeScottish National PartySigned
Peter Grant20/07/2017GlenrothesScottish National PartySigned

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