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SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Tuesday 3 May 2016

 

Proceedings

 

on Consideration of Lords Amendments

 

Housing and Planning Bill


 

On Consideration of Lords Amendments to the Housing and Planning Bill

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 1

 

Secretary Greg Clark

Agreed to

 

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

 

Secretary Greg Clark

 

To move the following Amendments to the Bill in lieu of the Lords Amendment:—

  

Agreed to  (a)

 

Page  1,  line  15,  at end insert “(for more about regulations under this paragraph, see

 

section (Power to require payments or discounts on resale (subject to tapering) etc)”

  

Agreed to  (b)

 

Page  1,  line  21,  at end insert the following new Clause—

 

         

“Power to require payments or discounts on resale (subject to tapering) etc

 

(1)    

The restrictions on sale that may be specified by regulations under section 2(1)(e)

 

in relation to a dwelling that has been sold to a qualifying first-time buyer include,

 

in particular, restrictions —

 

(a)    

requiring a person who sells the dwelling within a specified period to

 

make a payment to a specified person in respect of the starter homes

 

discount, or

 

(b)    

prohibiting a person from selling the dwelling within a specified period

 

unless the dwelling is sold to a qualifying first-time buyer at a discount.

 

(2)    

Regulations made by virtue of subsection (1) must—

 

(a)    

set out how the amount of the payment or discount is to be determined,

 

and


 
 

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(b)    

provide for reductions in the amount of the payment or discount

 

according to the length of time since the dwelling was first sold to a

 

qualifying first-time buyer.

 

(3)    

The person specified in regulations under subsection (1)(a) may be the Secretary

 

of State, a local planning authority in England or any other person.

 

(4)    

Regulations under section 2(1)(e) may impose restrictions that require a person

 

selling the dwelling to sell it subject to any restrictions to which he or she is

 

subject.

 

(5)    

Regulations under section 2(1)(e) may include provision about the legal

 

mechanism by which any requirement is to be imposed.

 

(6)    

The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision about the use of sums

 

that are paid to a person in accordance with a requirement imposed by regulations

 

made by virtue of subsection (1)(a) (including provision permitting or requiring

 

the payment of sums into the Consolidated Fund).

 

(7)    

In subsection (1)(a) “starter homes discount” means the discount mentioned in

 

section 2(1)(c) or subsection (1)(b) above.”

 

Agreed to  (c)

 

Page  99,  line  32,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

regulations under section (Power to require payments or discounts on resale

 

(subject to tapering) etc)(6);”

 

 

Lords Amendment Disagreed to.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 9

 

Secretary Greg Clark

 

Agreed to on division

 

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

 

 

Lords Amendment Disagreed to.

 

Lords Amendment No. 10

 

Secretary Greg Clark

Agreed to

 

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


 
 

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Secretary Greg Clark

 

To move the following Amendment to the Bill in lieu of the Lords Amendments Nos. 9

 

and 10:—

 

Agreed to  (a)

 

Page  3,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

Where the Secretary of State makes regulations under this section, the regulations

 

must give an English planning authority power to dispense with the condition

 

requiring the starter homes requirement to be met where—

 

(a)    

an application is made for planning permission in respect of a rural

 

exception site, and

 

(b)    

the application falls to be determined wholly or partly on the basis of a

 

policy contained in a development plan for the provision of housing on

 

rural exception sites.”

 

 

Lords Amendment Disagreed to.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 37

 

Secretary Greg Clark

Agreed to

 

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

 

 

Lords Amendment Disagreed to.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 184

 

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Secretary Greg Clark

 

Agreed to  (a)

 

Leave out lines 2 to 4

 

 

 

Lords Amendment, as amended, Agreed to.

 



 
 

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Lords Amendment No. 47

 

Secretary Greg Clark

Agreed to on division

 

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

 

 

Lords Amendment Disagreed to.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 54

 

Secretary Greg Clark

Agreed to on division

 

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

 

 

Lords Amendment Disagreed to.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 55

 

Secretary Greg Clark

Agreed to

 

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

 

 

Lords Amendment Disagreed to.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 57

 

Secretary Greg Clark

Agreed to

 

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

 

 

Lords Amendment Disagreed to.

 



 
 

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Lords Amendment No. 58

 

Secretary Greg Clark

Agreed to

 

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

 

 

Lords Amendment Disagreed to.

 


 

Lords Amendments 2 to 8, 11 to 36, 38 to 46, 48 to 53, 56, 59 to 96, 182, 183, 185 to

 

188, 190, 191 and 195 to 239 Agreed to.

 

Lords Amendment No. 97

 

Secretary Greg Clark

Agreed to

 

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

 

Secretary Greg Clark

 

To move the following Amendment to the Bill in lieu of the Lords Amendment:—

 

Agreed to  (a)

 

Page  71,  line  42,  at end insert the following new Clause—

 

         

“Local planning authorities: information about neighbourhood development

 

plans

 

After section 75ZA of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (inserted by

 

section 140 above) insert—

 

“75ZB

  Reports to contain information about neighbourhood development

 

plans

 

(1)    

This section applies where—

 

(a)    

a report of the kind mentioned in section 75ZA(1) recommends

 

the grant of planning permission or permission in principle, and

 

(b)    

the proposed development is in an area for which a

 

neighbourhood development plan (made under section 38A of

 

the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004) is in force.

 

(2)    

The report must—

 

(a)    

set out how the plan was taken into account in making the

 

recommendation, and

 

(b)    

identify any points of conflict between the plan and the

 

recommendation.””

 


 
 

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Lords Amendment Disagreed to.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 108

 

Secretary Greg Clark

Agreed to on division

 

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

 

 

Lords Amendment Disagreed to.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 109

 

Secretary Greg Clark

Agreed to

 

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

 

 

Lords Amendment Disagreed to.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 110

 

Secretary Greg Clark

Agreed to on division

 

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

 

 

Lords Amendment Disagreed to.

 


 

Lords Amendment No. 111

 

As an Amendment to the Lords Amendment:—

 

Secretary Greg Clark

 

Agreed to  (a)

 

Line  3,  after “areas” insert “in England”


 
 

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Lords Amendment, as amended, Agreed to.

 

Lords Amendments 98 to 107, 112 to 181, 189, 192 to 194 and 240 to 282 Agreed to.

 


 

 

Revised 04 May 2016