Clause 42 — Domestic energy efficient regulations

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 6:00 pm on 14th September 2011.

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Votes in this debate

  • Division number 352
    A majority of MPs voted against a law setting out the energy efficiency improvements landlords of private rental properties are required to make (preferring to just set a required level of energy efficiency).
  • Division number 353
    A majority of MPs voted against requiring landlords of private rented homes to make their properties meet regulations on energy efficiency by January 2016 rather than April 2018 as initially proposed.

Amendment proposed: 4, page 28, line 7, at end insert

‘such that the property shall not fall below the level of energy efficiency specified in subsection (1)(c).’.—( Mr Leech.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 128, Noes 278.

Division number 352 Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Energy Efficiency Requirement for Landlords of Private Rental Properties

A majority of MPs voted against a law setting out the energy efficiency improvements landlords of private rental properties are required to make (preferring to just set a required level of energy efficiency).

Aye: 127 MPs

No: 277 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 241 MPs

Abstained: 1 MP

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Abstaineds: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.

Amendment proposed: 47, page 28, line 33, leave out ‘April 2018’ and insert ‘January 2016’.—(Luciana Berger.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 219, Noes 281.

Division number 353 Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Bring Forward Date Landlords of Private Rented Homes Must Follow Domestic Energy Efficiency Regulations

A majority of MPs voted against requiring landlords of private rented homes to make their properties meet regulations on energy efficiency by January 2016 rather than April 2018 as initially proposed.

Aye: 219 MPs

No: 281 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 146 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.