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Clause 89 — Secure tenancies etc: phasing out of tenancies for life

Housing and Planning Bill — [2nd Allocated Day] – in the House of Commons at 2:45 pm on 12th January 2016.

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Amendment proposed: 142, line 20, leave out clause 89.. —(Dr Blackman-Woods.)

This amendment, together with amendment 143, would enable councils to be free to manage flexibly tenancies in a way that drives best value from stock whilst supporting strong local communities

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Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 207, Noes 296.

Division number 160 Housing and Planning Bill — Clause 89 — Phasing out of Tenancies for Life

A majority of MPs voted to phase out secure tenancies for life.

Aye: 207 MPs

No: 296 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

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Nos: A-Z by last name

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Absent: 143 MPs

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Question accordingly negatived.