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SUPPLEMENT TO THE VOTES AND PROCEEDINGS

 
 

Tuesday 8 May 2018

 

Report Stage Proceedings

 

Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse)


 

Bill [Lords]


 

Glossary

 

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Withdrawn after debate: moved and debated but then withdrawn, so not put to a decision.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

 

 


 

Melanie Onn

 

Withdrawn after debate  NC1

 

To move the following Clause—

 

         

“Duty to review cooperation between England, Wales, Scotland and Northern

 

Ireland

 

(1)    

By the end of the period of six months, beginning with the day on which this Act

 

is passed, the Secretary of State must publish a review into the potential for future

 

cooperation between local authorities in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern

 

Ireland in relation to the provisions of this Act.


 
 

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Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) -[Lords], continued

 
 

(2)    

The review under subsection (1) must consider how it may be possible to extend

 

the provisions of the Act to ensure that applications for secure tenancies in cases

 

of domestic abuse—

 

(a)    

from Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland may be considered by local

 

authorities in England;

 

(b)    

from England, Scotland or Northern Ireland may be considered by local

 

authorities in Wales;

 

(c)    

from England, Wales or Northern Ireland may be considered by local

 

authorities in Scotland; and

 

(d)    

from England, Wales or Scotland may be considered by local authorities

 

in Northern Ireland.

 

(3)    

The review must be laid before both Houses of Parliament.

 

(4)    

In this section, “local authority” means—

 

(a)    

in relation to England, the council of a district, county or London

 

borough, the Common Council of the City of London and the Council of

 

the Isles of Scilly;

 

(b)    

in relation to Wales, the council of a county or county borough;

 

(c)    

in relation to Scotland, the council of a district or city;

 

(d)    

in relation to Northern Ireland, the council of a district, borough or city.”

 

 


 

Melanie Onn

 

Not called  1

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  9,  after “tenant)” insert “and regardless of whether the

 

qualifying tenancy is in the jurisdiction of another local authority”

 

Melanie Onn

 

Negatived on division  2

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

“(2BA)    

A local housing authority which grants an old-style secure tenancy under

 

subsection (2A) or (2B) has discretion to decide whether or not the maximum rent

 

for the old-style secure tenancy should be determined according to regulation B13

 

of the Housing Benefit Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/213) as amended by the

 

Housing Benefit (Amendment) Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/3040).”

 

Melanie Onn

 

Not called  3

 

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  25,  at end insert—

 

“(2BA)    

A private registered provider of social housing or a housing trust which is a

 

charity that grants a tenancy of a dwelling house in England must grant an old-

 

style secure tenancy if—

 

(a)    

the tenancy is offered to a person who is or was a tenant of some other

 

dwelling-house under a qualifying tenancy (whether as the sole tenant or

 

as a joint tenant); and

 

(b)    

the provider is satisfied that—

 

(i)    

the person or a member of the person’s household is or has been

 

a victim of the domestic abuse carried out by another person; and

 

(ii)    

the new tenancy is granted for reasons connected with that abuse

 

and such a private registered provider of social housing or

 

housing trust which is a charity shall be considered a person who


 
 

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satisfies the landlord condition under section 80 for the purpose

 

of granting an old-style secure tenancy in accordance with this

 

subsection.”

 

Bill read the third time, and passed.

 


 

 

Revised 08 May 2018