Clause 6 - Permitted rent: leases replacing pre-commencement leases

Part of Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:45 am on 7 December 2021.

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Photo of Eddie Hughes Eddie Hughes Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities) 10:45, 7 December 2021

I feel that the clause strikes the right balance between, first, ensuring that the loophole is closed and, secondly, landlords feeling reassured that they will not be disadvantaged in any way by granting a lease extension. I think that both the points that the hon. Gentleman made are covered.