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Analysis of responses to consultation on mobile home sites regulations

Published: 14 Oct 2016
Part of:
Housing, Research
ISBN:
9781786525239

Responses received to the proposals for regulations supporting the new licensing system for mobile home sites with permanent residents.

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Contents
Analysis of responses to consultation on mobile home sites regulations
Annex 2

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Annex 2

Table 1: Question 3 - Do you agree with the matters set out in the draft regulations as the ones that a local authority can take into account when setting its fee levels?

Responses by respondent type

(3a) Receiving, logging and
electronically storing information
related to the application?

(3b) Compiling and reviewing necessary
documents and information?

(3c) Making appointments and
requesting any documents or other
information from the applicant, or
from any third party in connection
with the licensing process?

Type of respondent Yes No Total Yes No Total Yes No Total
Community or residents' group 5 5 5 5 5 5
Housing Association 1 1 1 1 1 1
Local Government 8 8 8 8 7 1 8
Private sector organisation or trade body 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total Organisations (14) (1) (15) (14) (1) (15) (13) (2) (15)
Individuals 13 13 13 13 13 13
Total 27 1 28 27 1 28 26 2 28
(3d) Checking the relevant planning
permission is in place?

(3e) Applying the 'fit and proper person'
test?

(3f) Review of documents and decision
by managers and obtaining any
expert advice (including from
lawyers)?

Type of respondent Yes No Total Yes No Total Yes No Total
Community or residents' group 5 5 5 5 5 5
Housing Association 1 1 1 1 1 1
Local Government 8 8 8 8 8 8
Private sector organisation or trade body 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total Organisations (14) (1) (15) (14) (1) (15) (14) (1) (15)
Individuals 13 13 12 1 13 12 1 13
Total 27 1 28 26 2 28 26 2 28
(3g) Deciding whether to issue or refuse a
licence, and preparing draft,
renewed, and final licences?

(3h) Carrying out any risk assessment
process considered necessary?

(3i) Reviewing representations made
by an applicant received once a
local authority has informed the
applicant they are considering
refusing the application?

Type of respondent Yes No Total Yes No Total Yes No Total
Community or residents' group 5 5 5 5 3 2 5
Housing Association 1 1 1 1 1 1
Local Government 8 8 7 1 8 7 1 8
Private sector organisation or trade body 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total Organisations (14) (1) (15) (13) (2) (15) (11) (4) (15)
Individuals 12 12 12 1 13 11 2 13
Total 26 1 27 25 3 28 22 6 28
  (3j) For a first licence application the cost
of one visit to the site, including
transport costs?
 
Type of respondent Yes No Total
Community or residents' group 5 5
Housing Association 1 1
Local Government 7 1 8
Private sector organisation or trade body 1 1
Total Organisations (13) (2) (15)
Individuals 11 1 12
Total 24 3 27

Table 2: Question 8 - Do you agree with the matters that we propose setting out in regulations relating to an interim manager?

Responses by respondent type

(8a) Giving the interim manager the
power to take possession of the
site?

(8b) Giving the interim manager the
power to carry on the licence
holder's business in so far as
relating to the management of the
site?

(8c) Giving the interim manager the
power to carry out works in
connection with the management of
the site?

Type of respondent Yes No Total Yes No Total Yes No Total
Community or residents' group 5 5 5 5 5 5
Housing Association 1 1 1 1 1 1
Local Government 7 1 8 7 1 8 7 1 8
Private sector organisation or trade body 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total Organisations (14) (1) (15) (14) (1) (15) (14) (1) (15)
Individuals 11 2 13 12 1 13 10 3 13
Total 25 3 28 26 2 28 24 4 28
(8d) Giving the interim manager the
power to execute documents on
behalf of the site licence holder?

(8e) Giving the interim manager the
power to make any arrangements
or compromise on behalf of the
licence holder?

(8f) Giving the interim manager
the power to appoint and dismiss
agents and staff?

Type of respondent Yes No Total Yes No Total Yes No Total
Community or residents' group 5 5 5 5 5 5
Housing Association 1 1 1 1 1 1
Local Government 8 8 7 7 7 7
Private sector organisation or trade body 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total Organisations (15) (0) (15) (14) (0) (14) (14) (0) (14)
Individuals 11 2 13 10 3 13 11 1 12
Total 26 2 28 24 3 27 25 1 26
(8g) Giving the interim manager the
power to appoint a solicitor,
accountant or other professional to
assist the interim manager?

(8h) Giving the interim manager the
power to make and receive
payments?

(8i) Giving the interim manager the
power to take out insurance?

Type of respondent Yes No Total Yes No Total Yes No Total
Community or residents' group 5 5 5 5 5 5
Housing Association 1 1 1 1 1 1
Local Government 7 7 7 7 8 8
Private sector organisation or trade body 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total Organisations (14) (0) (14) (14) (0) (14) (15) (0) (15)
Individuals 11 2 13 11 2 13 11 2 13
Total 25 2 27 25 2 27 26 2 28
(8j) Giving the interim manager the
power to raise and defend legal
proceedings?

(8k) Giving the interim manager the
power to refer a dispute to
arbitration?

(8l) A sheriff can only appoint someone
as an interim manager if the sheriff
is satisfied that the proposed
interim manager has the relevant
skills and experience?

Type of respondent Yes No Total Yes No Total Yes No Total
Community or residents' group 5 5 5 5 5 5
Housing Association 1 1 1 1 1 1
Local Government 7 7 7 7 7 7
Private sector organisation or trade body 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total Organisations (14) (0) (14) (14) (0) (14) (14) (0) (14)
Individuals 10 2 12 11 1 12 11 2 13
Total 24 2 26 25 1 26 25 2 27
(8m) A sheriff can make provisions related
to an interim manager's appointment
and termination of appointment?

(8n) A sheriff must determine how an
interim manager will be paid?

(8o) Making it an offence to obstruct the
interim manager in the performance
of their functions?

Type of respondent Yes No Total Yes No Total Yes No Total
Community or residents' group 5 5 4 1 5 5 5
Housing Association 1 1 1 1 1 1
Local Government 7 7 7 7 7 7
Private sector organisation or trade body 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total Organisations (14) (0) (14) (13) (1) (14) (14) (0) (14)
Individuals 12 12 12 12 10 3 13
Total 26 0 26 25 1 26 24 3 27

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