Barker Review of Housing Supply: three years on
24 May 2007
Campaign for More & Better Homes

PURPOSE OF THE CONFERENCE * Review the progress made since the original Barker Review of Housing Supply in March 2004 and the challenges that lay ahead in meeting future housing demand * Hear government plans to address housing need including recommendations from the Cross-cutting Review into Supporting Housing Growth, as well as priorities for CSR07 * Discuss plans for achieving Zero Carbon Homes by 2016 and identify the incentives for increasing uptake of more sustainable homes such as Stamp Duty Exemption * Consider the implications and effective use of the Planning Gain Supplement (PGS) including how local authorities and communities can benefit from housing development * Look at innovative approaches to affordable homes and low cost home ownership assistance including the role of housing associations and Registered Social Landlords * Consider how the appropriate social, physical and environmental infrastructure required to support housing growth will be delivered and finanaced * Consider the role for developers as drivers in creating a more flexible housing market and their capacity to deliver quality sustainable homes

Programme
Yvette Cooper MP
Keynote address

Yvette Cooper MP
Question and answer session

Yvette Cooper MP
- interview

Kate Barker CBE,
Securing Our Future Housing Needs

Kate Barker CBE
- interview

Lord Sandy Bruce-Lockhart
Keynote address: Strategic Role of Local Government and interview

Lord Sandy Bruce-Lockhart
Question and answer session

Nick Raynsford MP
- interview

Adam Sampson
Chief Executive, Shelter: Tackling the Housing Crisis to Improve Lives

Adam Sampson
- interview

Michael Gove MP
- interview

Seminar summary