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Planning permission: provision of starter homes

Housing and Planning Bill – in the House of Commons at 8:27 pm on 3rd May 2016.

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  • Division number 258
    A majority of MPs voted for central Government, rather than local councils, to determine how many starter homes to be sold to first time buyers at a discount are to be required to be provided in new residential developments.

Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 9.—(Brandon Lewis.)

The House proceeded to a Division.

Photo of Lindsay Hoyle Lindsay Hoyle Chair, Panel of Chairs, Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Ways and Means, Chair, Panel of Chairs, Chairman of Ways and Means

I must remind the House that the motion relates exclusively to England. A double majority is therefore required.

The House divided:

Ayes 287, Noes 172.

Votes cast by Members for constituencies in England:

Ayes 279, Noes 158.

Division number 258 Housing and Planning Bill — Clause 4 — Provision of Discounted Starter Homes

A majority of MPs voted for central Government, rather than local councils, to determine how many starter homes to be sold to first time buyers at a discount are to be required to be provided in new residential developments.

Aye: 287 MPs

No: 172 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Nos: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Absent: 185 MPs

Absents: A-Z by last name

The House having divided: Ayes 287, Noes 172.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 9 disagreed to.

Lords amendment 10 disagreed to.

Government amendment (a) made in lieu of Lords amendments 9 and 10.

Lords amendment 37 disagreed to.

Clause 72