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Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 1 December 2015        

8

 

Housing and Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not selected  166

 

Page  26,  line  26,  leave out Clause 63

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not selected  167

 

Page  27,  line  1,  leave out Clause 64

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not selected  168

 

Page  27,  line  17,  leave out Clause 65

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not selected  169

 

Page  27,  line  34,  leave out Clause 66

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 1 December 2015        

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Housing and Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Zac Goldsmith

 

Boris Johnson

 

Mr Nick Hurd

 

Stephen Hammond

 

Mr David Burrowes

 

Dr Tania Mathias

 

James Berry

 

Bob Stewart

 

Paul Scully

 

Mark Field

 

Andrew Rosindell

 

Victoria Borwick

 

Robert Neill

 

Dame Angela Watkinson

 

Bob Blackman

 

Mark Prisk

 

Withdrawn  1

 

Clause  67,  page  28,  line  7,  at end insert—

 

“(2A)    

In the case of a proposal for an agreement under subsection (1) between the

 

Secretary of State and a local housing authority which is within Greater London

 

as defined by section 2 of the London Government Act 1963 the Secretary of

 

State shall—

 

(a)    

have particular regard to the extent to which the agreement will

 

contribute to the target set under section [New Clause 1; Target for new

 

affordable housing provision in Greater London], and

 

(b)    

consult the Mayor of London,”

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Withdrawn  170

 

Clause  67,  page  28,  line  8,  at end insert—

 

“(4)    

Notwithstanding the generality of subsection (1), housing shall not be taken into

 

account under section 62(2) unless the proceeds of sale of every relevant property

 

are applied to fund the construction of a new property in the same locality which

 

is to be let as social housing on terms (as to rent, security of tenure and generally)

 

which are substantially the same as those on which the original dwelling was let.

 

(5)    

No determination by the Secretary of State under section 62(1) shall be made

 

except on the basis of a deduction representing the cost of replacing the relevant

 

dwelling or dwellings under subsection (2A), and no assumption to the contrary

 

shall be made under section 62(7) in making such determination.

 

(6)    

The amount of any payment determined on the basis of subsections (4) and (5)

 

may be nil.”

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not selected  171

 

Page  28,  line  1,  leave out Clause 67

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 1 December 2015        

10

 

Housing and Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not selected  172

 

Page  28,  line  9,  leave out Clause 68

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Withdrawn  173

 

Clause  69,  page  28,  line  19,   leave out “must consider selling its interest in any high

 

value” and insert “must have regard to the duty in subsection (1A) when selling its interest

 

in any”

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Negatived on division  174

 

Clause  69,  page  28,  line  20,   at end insert—

 

“(1A)    

A receipt arising from the disposal of a dwelling must be used to achieve the

 

provision of at least one new affordable dwelling to replace that sold, which is—

 

(a)    

of the same tenure,

 

(b)    

located in the same local authority area, and

 

(c)    

in accordance with assessed local housing need.”

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not called  175

 

Clause  69,  page  28,   leave out lines 24 and 25

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Not called  91

 

Clause  69,  page  28,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

“(3A)    

The duty in subsection (1) does not apply to sheltered housing which has been

 

provided or adapted for the use of elderly or disabled people.”

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Not moved  98

 

Clause  69,  page  28,  leave out line 27 and insert—

 

“(a)    

not dispose of more than 10% of all council homes in its area;

 

(b)    

have regard to whether its housing register is increasing in size; and

 

(c)    

have regard to any guidance given by the Secretary of State.”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 1 December 2015        

11

 

Housing and Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Withdrawn  176

 

Clause  69,  page  28,  line  27,   at end insert—

 

“(5)    

Regulations shall provide that housing which has been newly constructed or

 

substantially renovated within the period of two years before a determination

 

shall be excluded from the duty in subsection (1).”

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not selected  97

 

Page  28,  line  17,  leave out Clause 69

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

Clause 70 Agreed to.

 


 

Brandon Lewis

 

Agreed to  180

 

Clause  71,  page  29,  leave out lines 4 and 5 and insert—

 

“(1)    

Section 11 of the Local Government Act 2003 (use of capital receipts) is amended

 

as follows.

 

(2)    

In subsection (5), after “an authority” insert “in Wales”.

 

(3)    

After subsection (5) insert—”

 

Brandon Lewis

 

Agreed to  181

 

Clause  71,  page  29,  line  7,  after “authority” insert “in England”

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Not moved  185

 

Clause  71,  page  29,  line  12,   at end insert—

 

“(2)    

The Localism Act 2011 is amended as follows.

 

    

Leave out section 171 (Limits on indebtedness).”

 

Clause, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Clause 72 Agreed to.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 1 December 2015        

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Housing and Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Withdrawn  194

 

Clause  73,  page  29,  line  36,  after “control”, insert “in respect of ensuring quality in

 

social housing”

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not moved  195

 

Clause  73,  page  29,  line  37,  at end insert “, including giving such providers more

 

freedom to use their balance sheet capacity through strategic asset management”

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not called  196

 

Clause  73,  page  29,  line  37,  at end insert “, including, but not limited to, disposals

 

consent, allocations, valuation and planning”

 

Gareth Thomas

 

Not moved  143

 

Clause  73,  page  29,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

“(2)    

Before making regulations under subsection (1) the Secretary of State shall

 

publish a report setting out—

 

(a)    

the extent to which the Freedom of Information Act 2000 applies to

 

private registered providers of social housing in England since they have

 

been reclassified as Public Non-Financial Corporations by the Office for

 

National Statistics; and

 

(b)    

his plans to apply the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to registered

 

providers of social housing in England.”

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Withdrawn  197

 

Clause  73,  page  29,  line  37,  at end insert—

 

“(2)    

The Secretary of State must consult local housing authorities on any proposed

 

regulations aimed at reducing regulatory control over private registered providers

 

of social housing or their affairs.

 

(3)    

Once implemented private registered providers of social housing must consult the

 

local housing authorities affected by any proposed changes to their policies in

 

areas such as, but not limited to, nomination agreements, stock disposals and new

 

build development programmes.”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 1 December 2015        

13

 

Housing and Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Gareth Thomas

 

Not selected  99

 

Page  29,  line  34,  leave out Clause 73

 

Clause Agreed to.

 

[Adjourned until Thursday at 11.30am


 
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