Committee (1st Day)

Part of Housing and Planning Bill – in the House of Lords at 7:00 pm on 9th February 2016.

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Photo of Lord Greaves Lord Greaves Liberal Democrat 7:00 pm, 9th February 2016

Indeed, but it would not be compulsory to send it back—or perhaps it would if the legislation said that it was. Equally, it might be more efficient to do it with the electoral register. I do not know, but I am sure it could be done. However, there is a growing consensus on this, and sooner or later Parliament will have to legislate on the Government’s behalf. Registers of private landlords are going to be required for a number of varied purposes, which have been discussed around the Committee today.