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House of Commons

 
 

Thursday 19 November 2015

 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings

 

Housing and Planning Bill


 

[Fourth and Fifth Sittings]


 

Brandon Lewis

 

That the Order of the Committee of 10 November 2015 be varied as follows:

 

  1. Paragraph 3 of the Order shall be omitted.

 

  2. Proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the       

 

    following order: Clauses 1 to 17; Schedule 1; Clauses 18 and 19; Schedule 2;       

 

    Clause 20; Schedule 3; Clauses 21 to 55; Clauses 84 to 86; Schedule 4; Clauses     

 

    87 to 90; Schedule 5; Clause 91; Clauses 56 to 83; Clauses 92 to 102; Schedule     

 

    6; Clauses 103 to 121; Schedule 7; Clauses 122 to 127; Schedule 8; Clauses 128     

 

    to 134; Schedules 9 and 10; Clauses 135 to 139; Schedule 11; Clauses 140 to 145;

 

    new Clauses; new Schedules; remaining proceedings on the Bill.

 

Agreed to

 


 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Withdrawn  59

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  6,  after “promote” insert “new homes across all tenures,

 

including”

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Withdrawn  60

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  7,  at end insert “and the infrastructure needed to support such

 

developments”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 19 November 2015        

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Housing and Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Negatived on division  61

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  12,  leave out “at a discount of at least 20% of the market

 

value” and insert “at a price no higher than is affordable to a household receiving the

 

median local household income, with affordability to be determined by the local

 

authority”

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Withdrawn  62

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

is not to be sold to buy-to-let investors”

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not called  63

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  13,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

is built on under-used or unviable brownfield sites not currently identified for

 

housing on public and private land, as determined by the local authority” 

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not called  64

 

Clause  2,  page  1,  line  16,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

any other type of property considered appropriate by the local authority to

 

provide housing on a first time basis”

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Withdrawn  65

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

“(d)    

lives or works locally, with the definition of local to be defined by the

 

Secretary of State or, in London, by the Greater London Authority” 

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Withdrawn  66

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  18,  after “State” insert “after consultation with the relevant

 

local authority or local authorities and the Mayor of London”


 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 19 November 2015        

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Housing and Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not called  67

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

“(8A)    

The restrictions on resales and letting at open market value relating to first time

 

buyer starter homes must be in perpetuity”

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not called  68

 

Clause  3,  page  2,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

“except where the local authority considers that providing starter homes

 

would prevent other types of affordable housing being built“ 

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not called  69

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  4,  at end of line insert “or other types of affordable housing

 

considered necessary by the local authority”

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not called  70

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  10,  at end insert “and which has been subject to a full

 

assessment of the need for starter homes in the relevant local authority area“ 

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Withdrawn  71

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  15,  at end of line insert—

 

“(5A)    

The regulations may provide that sites can be exempted from the requirement to

 

promote starter homes where a site has a scheme that—

 

(a)    

is a “build to rent” scheme;


 
 

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Housing and Planning Bill, continued

 
 

(b)    

contains supported housing for younger people, older people, people

 

with special needs and people with disabilities;

 

(c)    

contains a homeless hostel;

 

(d)    

contains refuge accommodation; or

 

(e)    

contains specialist housing.“ 

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not called  72

 

Clause  4,  page  3,  line  16,  at end insert “after consultation and agreement with the

 

relevant local authorities” 

 

Clause Agreed to.

 


 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Withdrawn  73

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  28,  at end insert “which must be displayed on the authority‘s

 

website and updated annually“ 

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not called  74

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  28,  at end insert “and other types of affordable housing”

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not called  75

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  31,  at end insert “and to include information that starter

 

homes remain to be sold at 20% below market value”

 

Dr Roberta Blackman-Woods

 

John Healey

 

Teresa Pearce

 

Matthew Pennycook

 

Not called  76

 

Clause  5,  page  3,  line  37,  at end insert “and to demonstrate that the land in question

 

is not needed for employment, retail, leisure, industrial or distribution use“ 

 

Clause Agreed to.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 19 November 2015        

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Housing and Planning Bill, continued

 
 

Helen Hayes

 

Withdrawn  78

 

Clause  6,  page  4,  line  10,  at end insert—

 

“(6)    

Before issuing a compliance direction, the Secretary of State must take account

 

of any local housing and planning documents based on an assessment of local

 

housing needs.”

 

[Adjourned until Tuesday 24 November at 9.25 am


 

 

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