We need your support to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can continue to hold their elected representatives to account.

Donate to our crowdfunder

Clause 134 — Succession to secure tenancies

Road Safety – in the House of Commons at 6:13 pm on 18th May 2011.

Alert me about debates like this

Amendments made: 191, page 121, line 36, at end insert—

‘(1A) A person (“P”) is qualified to succeed the tenant under a secure tenancy of a dwelling-house in England if—

(a) at the time of the tenant’s death the dwelling-house is not occupied by a spouse or civil partner of the tenant as his or her only or principal home,

(b) an express term of the tenancy makes provision for a person other than such a spouse or civil partner of the tenant to succeed to the tenancy, and

(c) P’s succession is in accordance with that term.’.

Amendment 192, page 121, line 37, after ‘(1)’, insert ‘or (1A)’.

Amendment 193, page 121, line 39, leave out ‘(whether or not the tenant’s spouse or civil partner)’.—(Greg Clark.)