Jeremy Corbyn

Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition

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Islington North Labour

Charging Market Rent to High Earners in Council Homes

Parliament has voted on whether high earners should be required to pay a market rent for council homes.

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Jeremy Corbyn consistently voted against charging a market rent to high earners renting a council home

TheyWorkForYou has automatically calculated this MP’s stance based on all of their votes on the topic. You can browse the source data on PublicWhip.org.uk.

All votes about charging a market rent to high earners renting a council home:

  • On 2 Nov 2015: Jeremy Corbyn voted against requiring those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; against funding right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants; against enabling the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and against other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Jeremy Corbyn voted against requiring those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; against funding right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants; against enabling the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and against other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Jeremy Corbyn voted against requiring those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; against funding right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants; against enabling the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and against other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2016: Jeremy Corbyn voted against requiring those on high incomes living in social housing to pay market rents; against funding right to buy style discounts for housing association tenants; against enabling the Secretary of State to require local councils to sell expensive properties, perhaps using the revenue to fund new housing, and against other proposed changes to the law on housing and planning. Show vote
  • On 3 May 2016: Jeremy Corbyn voted against requiring local councils to charge high income social housing tenants rent at levels set by central Government. Show vote

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