New Clause 19 - Further provision about social housing rents

Welfare Reform and Work Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:45 pm on 15 October 2015.

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“In Schedule (Further provision about social housing rents)—

(a) Part 1 makes further provision about the maximum amount of rent that registered providers must secure is payable in respect of a relevant year or part of a relevant year by a tenant of their social housing in England;

(b) Part 2 contains provision about exceptions, exemptions and enforcement;

(c) Part 3 contains general provision.”—(Guy Opperman.)

This amendment introduces the new Schedule in amendment NS1. The new Schedule makes provision for the rent initially payable by tenants of social housing whose tenancies begin after 8 July 2015.

Brought up, and read the First and Second time.

Question put, That the clause be added to the Bill

The Committee divided: Ayes 8, Noes 5.

Division number 53 Decision Time — New Clause 19 - Further provision about social housing rents

Aye: 8 MPs

No: 5 MPs

Aye: A-Z by last name

No: A-Z by last name

Question accordingly agreed to.

New clause 19 added to the Bill.