The Department runs occasional webchat events, some open to everybody who wants to participate and others limited to a particular group of stakeholders. Webchats enable participants to contribute to current policy, consultations and emerging issues for the Department in discussion with Ministers and policy officials.
There are at present no webchats scheduled but watch this page for updates. You may also wish to subscribe to one or more of our news feeds and alerts to ensure you are kept informed of future events.
The following webchats are available to view but closed to further participation:
- John Healey webchat, 11 February 2010 (on the 10 Downing Street website)
Housing Minister John Healey answered questions on the help available for households at risk of repossession.
- Hazel Blears webchat, 25 February 2008 (on the 10 Downing Street website)
The Secretary of State for Communities, Hazel Blears, answered questions on housing, communities and regional development.
- Yvette Cooper webchat, 3 October 2007 (on the 10 Downing Street website)
The former Housing Minister, Yvette Cooper, answered your questions on housing issues.
- Phil Woolas and Ruth Kelly webchats, May 2006
The former Secretary of State for Communities, Ruth Kelly, and the former Minister for Local Government, Phil Woolas, answered stakeholders' questions on cities and towns. This webchat was evaluated in the Digital Dialogues study.