Kevin Foster

Former Conservative MP for Torbay

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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

Kevin Foster consistently voted for charging a market rent to high earners renting a council home

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Major votes

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

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