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House of Commons


Wednesday 11 January 2017


Public Bill Committee Proceedings


Homelessness Reduction Bill


[Fifth Sitting]




This document shows the fate of each clause, schedule, amendment and new clause.


The following terms are used:


Agreed to: agreed without a vote.


Agreed to on division: agreed following a vote.


Negatived: rejected without a vote.


Negatived on division: rejected following a vote.


Not called: debated in a group of amendments, but not put to a decision.


Not moved: not debated or put to a decision.


Question proposed: debate underway but not concluded.


Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.


Not selected: not chosen for debate by the Chair.




Bob Blackman


That the Order of the Committee of 23 November 2016, as amended on 30 November,


be amended, by inserting at the end—


    “and on 18 January when the Committee will meet at 2.00 pm as well as 9.30 am.”


Agreed to



Public Bill Committee Proceedings: 11 January 2017        



Homelessness Reduction Bill, continued


Mr Clive Betts


Withdrawn  2


Clause  10,  page  16,  line  31,  at end insert—



Where the specified public authority makes a notification to the local housing


authority the public authority must cooperate with the housing authority in


meeting its duties under sections 179, 189A, 195, 189B and 199A of the Housing


Act 1996.”


Clause Agreed to.



Mr Marcus Jones


Agreed to  13


Clause  11,  page  17,  line  20,  at end insert—



The Secretary of State may issue a code of practice under this section only in


accordance with subsections (3B) and (3C).



Before issuing the code of practice, the Secretary of State must lay a draft of the


code before Parliament.






the Secretary of State lays a draft of the code before Parliament, and



no negative resolution is made within the 40-day period,



the Secretary of State may issue the code in the form of the draft.



For the purposes of subsection (3C)—



a “negative resolution” means a resolution of either House of Parliament


not to approve the draft of the code, and



“the 40-day period” means the period of 40 days beginning with the day


on which the draft of the code is laid before Parliament (or, if it is not laid


before each House of Parliament on the same day, the later of the two


days on which it is laid).



In calculating the 40-day period, no account is to be taken of any period during





Parliament is dissolved or prorogued, or



both Houses are adjourned for more than four days.”


Mr Marcus Jones


Agreed to  14


Clause  11,  page  17,  line  24,  at end insert—


“( )    

Subsections (3A) to (3C) do not apply to the reissue of a code of practice under


this section.”


Clause, as amended, Agreed to.


Question proposed, that Clause 12 stand part of the Bill.


[Adjourned until Wednesday 18 January at 9.30 am



Revised 11 January 2017