Amendment 265A

Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - Report (8th Day) – in the House of Lords at 6:15 pm on 18 September 2023.

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Lord Stunell:

Moved by Lord Stunell

265A: Clause 223, page 266, line 6, at end insert “(subject to subsection (4A)).(4A) Regulations under this section may not amend or repeal—(a) sections 9, 10 and 11,(b) section 12(2), or(c) section 21of the Building Safety Act 2022.”Member's explanatory statementThis amendment would prevent regulations from amending provisions in the Building Safety Act relating to the building safety committees, and building safety reporting in relation to the condition of electrical installations, stairs and ramps, emergency egress for disabled people and automatic water fire suppression systems in relevant buildings.

Photo of Lord Stunell Lord Stunell Liberal Democrat

My Lords, I have been by no means persuaded by the Minister, who is contradicted by the words in the Government’s own Act and amendment. I seek leave to test the opinion of the House.

Ayes 192, Noes 161.

Division number 1 Levelling-up and Regeneration Bill - Report (8th Day) — Amendment 265A

Aye: 190 Members of the House of Lords

No: 159 Members of the House of Lords

Aye: A-Z by last name

Tellers

No: A-Z by last name

Tellers

Amendment 265A agreed.