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SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Tuesday 23 February 2016

 

Proceedings

 

on Consideration of Lords Amendments

 

Welfare Reform and Work Bill


 

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Welfare Reform and Work Bill

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 1

 

Secretary Iain Duncan Smith                                                                              

Agreed to on division

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 

Lords Amendment accordingly disagreed to.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 8

 

Secretary Iain Duncan Smith                                                                              

Agreed to on division

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 

Lords Amendment accordingly disagreed to.

 



 
 

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Lords Amendment No. 9

 

Secretary Iain Duncan Smith                                                                              

Agreed to on division

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

 

Lords Amendment accordingly disagreed to.

 


 

Lords Amendments 2 to 7 and 10 to 33 Agreed to.

 

Lords Amendment No. 34

 

Secretary Iain Duncan Smith                                                                              

Agreed to

 

To move, That this House disagrees with the Lords in their Amendment.

 

Lords Amendment accordingly disagreed to.

 

Secretary Iain Duncan Smith

 

To move the following Amendment to the Bill in lieu of Lords Amendment No. 34:—

 

Agreed to  (a)

 

Page  26,  line  16,  leave out subsection (5) and insert—

 

“(4A)    

Regulations made by the Secretary of State may specify cases in which a

 

reference in the social housing rent provisions to an amount of rent payable to a

 

registered provider includes, or does not include, a reference to—

 

(a)    

an amount payable by way of service charge, or

 

(b)    

an amount payable by way of service charge that is of a description

 

specified in the regulations.

 

(4B)    

Regulations under subsection (4A) may, in particular, make provision by

 

reference to—

 

(a)    

guidance with respect to the principles upon which levels of rent should

 

be determined issued by the Housing Corporation under section 36 of the

 

Housing Act 1996;

 

(b)    

a standard set under section 193(1) of the Housing and Regeneration Act

 

2008 that includes provision under section 193(2)(c) (rules about levels

 

of rent);

 

(c)    

a standard set under section 194(2A) of the Housing and Regeneration

 

Act 2008 (the power of the regulator to set standards relating to levels of

 

rent) that was published by the regulator before 8 July 2015;

 

(d)    

guidance relating to levels of rent issued by the regulator before 8 July

 

2015 (including guidance issued before 1 April 2012);

 

(e)    

guidance relating to levels of rent for social housing issued by the

 

Secretary of State before 8 July 2015.

 

(4C)    

Regulations under this section must be made by statutory instrument.


 
 

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(4D)    

A statutory instrument containing regulations under this section is subject to

 

annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.”

 

 

Lords Amendments 35 to 57 Agreed to.

 


 

 

Revised 23 February 2016