Grant Shapps MP has been appointed as the Housing Minister in the Coalition Government. Read more on PublicPropertyUK. As the Conservative Shadow Housing Minister he often vocalised his opposition to the Home Information Pack (HIPs) and is expected to bring forward the legislation required to abolish HIPs in this Parliament or soon after.
What he does with the EPC is anyone's guess, but it is going to be retained by the Government. So will it still be mandatory, and if so isn't it just HIP Light!? Read More