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Question accordingly negatived.
Proceedings interrupted (Programme Order,
The Deputy Speaker put forthwith the Questions necessary to dispose of the business to be concluded at that time (
Amendment proposed: 271, page 115, line 7, at end insert—
‘(2A) Subsection (2) shall not apply to a secure tenancy if immediately before the tenancy was granted the person who became the tenant under the tenancy, or in the case of joint tenants, one or more of them was—
(a) a secure tenant of the same or another dwelling-house, or
(b) an assured tenant of a private registered provider of social housing or a registered social landlord (otherwise than under an assured shorthold tenancy) in respect of the same or another dwelling-house.’.—(Alison Seabeck.)
Question proposed, That the amendment be made.
The House divided:
Ayes 227, Noes 294.