New Clause 30 — Letting Agents: Report

Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the House of Commons at 5:30 pm on 16th June 2014.

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Within three months of Royal Assent of this Act, the Secretary of State shall prepare and publish a report, and lay a copy of the report before Parliament, on—

(a) the consumer detriment caused to tenants by letting agent fees and the impact this has on the ability of tenants to secure and maintain tenancies, and

(b) the steps that the government intends to take to prohibit fees that cause detriment to tenants.”—(Stella Creasy.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

The House divided:

Ayes 204, Noes 259.

Division number 4

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Question accordingly negatived.