Local Government Bill

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22nd January 1974.

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As amended (in the Standing Committee, further considered.

Amendment proposed: sub-amendment (d) in line 38, at end insert— ' (f) whether or not the owner has made attempts to obtain planning consent to use the building for housing purposes as an alternative to commercial development and if successful has advertised the housing accommodation for sale or rent '.—[Mr. Oakes.]

Question put. That the amendment be made to the proposed Clause.

Division No. 33.]AYES[10.3 p.m.
Albu, AustenFitch, Alan (Wigan)Mellish, Rt. Hn. Robert
Allaun, Frank (Salford, E.)Fletcher, Ted (Darlington)Millan, Bruce
Armstrong, ErnestFoot, MichaelMiller, Dr. M. S.
Ashton, JoeForrester, JohnMitchell, R. C. (S'hampton, Itchen)
Atkinson NormenFraser, John (Norwood)Molloy, William
Austick, DavidGalpern, Sir MyerMorris, Rt. Hn. John (Aberavon)
Bagier, Gordon A. T.Golding, JohnOakes, Gordon
Beith, A. J.Gordon Walker, Rt. Hn. P. C.Oram, Bert
Bidwell, SydneyGourlay, HarryOrbach, Maurice
Bishop, E. S.Grant, George (Morpeth)Oswald, Thomas
Blenkinsop, ArthurGrant, John D. (Islington, E.)Palmer, Arthur
Boardman, H. (Leigh)Griffiths, Eddie (Brightside)Parker, John (Dagenham)
Booth, AlbertGrimond, Rt. Hn. J.Price, William (Rugby)
Boothroyd, Miss BettyHamilton, James (Bothwell)Probert, Arthur
Bottomley, Rt. Hn. ArthurHamilton, William (Fife, W.)Radice, Giles
Brown, Robert C. (N'c'tle-u-Tyne, W.)Hardy, PeterRoberts, Albert (Normanton)
Brown, Hugh D. (G'gow, Provan)Harper, JosephRoberts, Rt. Hn. Goronwy (Caernarvon)
Brown, Ronald (Shoreditch & F'bury)Harrison, Walter (Wakefield)Rose, Paul B.
Buchanan, Richard (G'gow, Sp'burn)Hatton, F.Ross, Rt. Hn. William (Kilmarnock)
Butter, Mrs. Joyce (Wood Green)Hooson, EmlynRowlands, Ted
Campbell, I. (Dunbartonshire, W.)Horam, JohnSilkin, Hn. S. C. (Dulwich)
Carmichael, NeilHoughton, Rt. Hn. DouglasSillars, James
Carter, Ray (Birmingh'm, Northfield)Howell, Denis (Small Heath)Silverman, Julius
Carter-Jones, Lewis (Eccles)Huckfield, LeslieSkinner, Dennis
Clark, David (Colne Valley)Hughes, Mark (Durham)Smith, Cyril (Rochdale)
Concannon, J. D.Hughes, Robert (Aberdeen, N.)Smith, John (Lanarkshire, N.)
Conlan, BernardJanner, GrevilleSpriggs, Leslie
Cox, Thomas (Wandsworth, C.)John, BrynmorStallard, A. W.
Crossman, Rt. Hn. RichardJohnson, Walter (Derby, S.)Steel, David
Cunningham, Dr. J. A. (Whitehaven)Jones, Dan (Burnley)Stewart, Rt. Hn. Michael (Fulham)
Dalyell, TarnJones, Rt. Hn. Sir Elwyn (W. Ham, S.)Strang, Gavin
Davidson, ArthurJones, T. Alec (Rhondda, W.)Swain, Thomas
Davies, Ifor (Gower)Kaufman, GeraldThomas, Jeffrey (Abertillery)
Davis, Clinton (Hackney, C.)Kelley, RichardTinn, James
Davis, Terry (Bromsgrove)Kerr, RussellTope, Graham
Deakins, EricLamborn, HarryTorney, Tom
de Freitas, Rt. Hn. Sir GeoffreyLamond, JamesTuck, Raphael
Dempsey, JamesLawson, GeorgeVarley, Eric G.
Dormand, J. D.Lee, Rt. Hn. FrederickWainwright, Edwin
Douglas-Mann, BruceLever, Rt. Hn. HaroldWalker, Harold (Doncaster)
Duffy, A. E. P.Lomas, KennethWeitzman, David
Dunn, James A.Loughlin, CharlesWellbeloved, James
Dunnett JackLyons, Edward (Bradford, E.)Wells, William (Walsall, N.)
Eadie, AlexMabon, Dr. J. DicksonWhite, James (Glasgow, Pollok)
Edelman, MauriceMcBride, NeilWhitehead, Phillip
Ellis, TomMcElhone, FrankWhitlock, William
Evans, FredMcGuire, MichaelWilliams, W. T. (Warrington)
Faulds, AndrewMachin, GeorgeWilson, Alexander (Hamilton)
Fernyhough, Rt. Hn. E.Mackie, JohnWilson, William (Coventry, S.)
Fisher, Mrs. Doris (B'ham, Lady wood)Mahon, Simon (Bootle)Woof, Robert
Marks, Kenneth
Marquand, DavidTELLERS FOR THE AYES:
Marsden, F.Mr. Michael Cocks and
Marshall, Dr. EdmundMr. Donald Coleman.
NOES
Adley, RobertBuchanan-Smith, Alick (Angus, N&M)Elliot, Capt. Walter (Carshalton)
Allason, James (Hemel Hempstead)Burden, F. A.Elliott, R. W. (N'c'tle-upon-Tyne, N.)
Archer, Jeffrey (Louth)Butler, Adam (Bosworth)Eyre, Reginald
Astor, JohnCarlisle, MarkFidler, Michael
Atkins, HumphreyChannon, PaulFinsberg, Geoffrey (Hampstead)
Awdry, DanielChapman, SydneyFisher, Sir Nigel (Surbiton)
Baker, W. H. K. (Banff)Clark, William (Surrey, E.)Fletcher, Alexander (Edinburgh, N.)
Batsford, BrianClegg, WalterFletcher-Cooke, Charles
Beamish, Col, Sir TuftonCockeram, EricFookes, Miss Janet
Benyon, W.Cooke, RobertFowler, Norman
Bitten, JohnCoombs, DerekGardner, Edward
Biggs-Davison, JohnCorfield, Rt. Hn. Sir FrederickGlyn, Dr. Alan
Boardman, Tom (Leicester, S. W.)Cormack, PatrickGower, Sir Raymond
Boscawen, Hn. RobertCostain, A. P.Gray, Hamish
Bowden, Andrewd'Avigdor-Goldsmid, Maj.-Gen. JackGreen, Alan
Bray, RonaldDeedes, Rt. Hn. W. F.Griffiths, Eldon (Bury St. Edmunds)
Brinton, Sir TattonDykes, HughGummer, J. Selwyn
Brown, Sir Edward (Bath)Eden, Rt. Hn. Sir JohnGurden, Harold
Bryan, Sir PaulEdwards, Nicholas (Pembroke)Hall, Sir John (Wycombe)
Hamilton, Michael (Salisbury)
Haselhurst, Alan

The House divided: Ayes 154, Noes 163.

Hastings, StephenMcNair-Wilson, MichaelScott-Hopkins, James
Havers, Sir MichaelMadel, DavidShaw, Michael (Sc'b'gh & Whitby)
Hawkins, PaulMather, CarolShelton, William (Clapham)
Hayhoe, BarneyMawby, RayShersby, Michael
Hicks, RobertMaxwell-Hyslop, R. J.Simeons, Charles
Hiley, JosephMeyer, Sir AnthonySkeet, T. H. H.
Hill, John E. B. (Nortolk, S.)Miscampbell, NormanSoref, Harold
Holland, PhilipMitchell, David (Basingstoke)Spence, John
Holt, Miss MaryMoate, RogerSproat, lain
Hornby, RichardMoney, ErnleStainton, Keith
Hornsby-Smith, Rt. Hn. Dame PatriciaMonks, Mrs. ConnieStanbrook, Ivor
Howell, David (Guildford)Monro, HectorStewart-Smith, Geoffrey (Belper)
Howell, Ralph (Norfolk, N.)Montgomery, FergusSutcliffe, John
Iremonger, T. L.Morgan-Giles, Rear-Adm.Taylor, Frank (Moss Side)
James, DavidMudd, DavidTebbit, Norman
Jones, Arthur (Northants, S.)Neave, AireyThomas, John Stradling (Monmouth)
Jopling, MichaelNormanion, TomThompson, Sir Richard (Croydon, S.)
Kaberry, Sir DonaldOppenheim, Mrs. SallyTugendhat, Christopher
Kellett-Bowman, Mrs. ElaineOwen, Idris (Stockport, N.)Turton, Rt. Hn. Sir Robin
Kershaw, AnthonyPage, Rt. Hn. Graham (Crosby)van Straubenzee, W. R.
Kimball, MarcusParkinson, CecilVaughan, Dr. Gerard
King, Evelyn (Dorset, S.)Percival, IanWaddington, David
King, Tom (Bridgwater)Pike, Miss MervynWalder, David (Clitheroe)
Kinsey, J. R.Pink, R. BonnerWalker-Smith, Rt. Hn. Sir Derek
Kirk, PeterPowell, Rt. Hn. J. EnochWard, Dame Irene
Knight, Mrs. JillPrice, David (Eastleigh)Wells, John (Maidstone)
Knox, DavidProudfoot, WilfredWhite, Roger (Gravesend)
Lamont, NormanRedmond, RobertWinterton, Nicholas
Lane, DavidReed, Laurance (Bolton, E.)Wolrige-Gordon, Patrick
Le Marchant, SpencerRees-Davies, W. R.Worsley, Sir Marcus
Lloyd, Ian (P'tsm'th, Langstone)Rhys Williams, Sir BrandonWylie, Rt. Hn. N. R.
Loveridge, JohnRidley, Hn. NicholasYounger, Hn. George
Luce, R. N.Roberts, Michael (Cardiff, N.)
MacArthur, IanRossi, Hugh (Hornsey)TELLERS FOR THE NOES:
McCrindle, R. A.Sainsbury, TimothyMr. Marcus Fox and
McLaren, MartinScott, NicholasMr. A. G. F. Hall-Davis.

Question accordingly negatived.

Clause added to the Bill.