Reduction of Payment by Agreement

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

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  • Division number 259
    A majority of MPs voted against requiring the local retention of funds from selling high value council homes where there is a local need for social housing.

Motion made, and Question put, That this House disagrees with Lords amendment 47.—(Brandon Lewis.)

The House proceeded to a Division.

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

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

The House divided:

Ayes 288, Noes 172.

Votes cast by Members for constituencies in England:

Ayes 279, Noes 158.

Division number 259 Housing and Planning Bill — Clause 72 — Vacant High Value Local Authority Housing — Local Retention of Funds for Social Housing

A majority of MPs voted against requiring the local retention of funds from selling high value council homes where there is a local need for social housing.

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 288, Noes 172.

Question accordingly agreed to.

Lords amendment 47 disagreed to.

Clause 78