New Clause 39 - Flood reinsurance scheme: council tax band

Water Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:00 am on 17 December 2013.

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‘(1) The Secretary of State shall by order enable low income households to qualify for the Flood Reinsurance Scheme, regardless of their Council Tax band.

(2) An order under subsection (1) shall contain a definition of “low income households”.

(3) An order under subsection (1)—

(a) shall be made by statutory instrument; and

(b) may not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.

(4) An order under subsection (1) must be made before the Flood Reinsurance Scheme has been implemented.’.—(Thomas Docherty.)

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

The Committee divided: Ayes 9, Noes 10.

Division number 20 Decision Time — New Clause 39 - Flood reinsurance scheme: council tax band

Aye: 9 MPs

No: 10 MPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly negatived.