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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the investigation by The Times of the loss in value of new build retirement homes as a result of ground rent and service charges levied by management companies where house builders suggest to prospective buyers that they use solicitors proposed by the house builder, published on 23 November 2019, what plans they have to ensure that independent advice is made available to such buyers.  HL315

Question HL315: tabled on 13 January 2020 and due for answer by 27 January 2020

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the investigation by The Times of the loss in value of new build retirement homes as a result of ground rent and service charges levied by management companies where house builders suggest to prospective buyers that they use solicitors proposed by the house builder, published on 23 November 2019, what plans they have to ensure that independent advice is made available to such buyers.
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