Paul Flynn

Former Labour MP for Newport West

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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.

Photo: Alex Pepperhill

Paul Flynn generally 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 3 May 2016: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Housing and Planning Bill — Clause 78 — Mandatory Rent Level for High Income Local Authority Tenants Show vote
  • On 12 Jan 2016: Paul Flynn was absent for a vote on Housing and Planning Bill — Third Reading Show vote
  • On 2 Nov 2015: Paul Flynn 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: Paul Flynn 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: Paul Flynn 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

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