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Public Bill Committee: 13th December 2007                

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Housing and Regeneration Bill, continued

 
 

Grant Shapps

 

Robert Neill

 

Mr Eric Pickles

 

Alistair Burt

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

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Clause  147,  page  60,  line  11,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

An instrument amalgamating industrial and provident societies has the same

 

effect as an amalgamation under section 50 of the Industrial and Provident

 

Societies Act 1965 (c. 12) (amalgamation of societies).’.

 


 

Sir George Young

 

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Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  173,  page  68,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘(m)    

facilitating timely provision of adaptations to tenants’ homes for a

 

disabled occupant (whether by means of assistance provided under Part

 

1 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (c. 53)

 

or otherwise).’.

 

Sir George Young

 

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Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  173,  page  68,  line  6,  at end insert—

 

‘(c)    

the nature and extent of activities they should undertake in pursuance of

 

their duties under section 49A(1) of the Disability Discrimination Act

 

1995 (c.50).’.

 

Sir George Young

 

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Parliamentary Star - white    

Clause  173,  page  68,  line  5,  after ‘extent’, insert ‘, accessibility’.

 


 

New Clauses relating to part 2

 

Payments and benefits to officers and employees of housing associations

 

Grant Shapps

 

Robert Neill

 

Mr Eric Pickles

 

Alistair Burt

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

nc4

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Paragraph 2 (Payments and benefits to officers and employees, &c) and

 

paragraph 3 (Maximum amounts payable by way of fees, expenses, &c) of

 

Schedule 1 of the Housing Act 1996 (c. 52) are hereby repealed.


 
 

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(2)    

The Secretary of State shall introduce regulations incorporating a code of conduct

 

for registered providers which deal with payments and benefits to officers and

 

employees of housing associations.

 

(3)    

Before introducing the regulations the Secretary of State shall consult with the

 

Regulator of Social Housing, the Charity Commission and any body which

 

appears to the Secretary of State to represent the interests of registered

 

providers.’.

 


 

Social housing tenant mobility

 

Grant Shapps

 

Robert Neill

 

Mr Eric Pickles

 

Alistair Burt

 

Mrs Jacqui Lait

 

Mr Paul Goodman

 

nc6

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘The Secretary of State, in accordance with powers contained in section 168 of

 

the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42), shall introduce a scheme to

 

facilitate moves to and from the homes of tenants of social housing in England

 

and shall consult with such bodies as appear to the Secretary of State to represent

 

the interests of registered providers of social housing and local government.’.

 

 

Order of the House [27th November 2007]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Housing and Regeneration Bill:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously

 

concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 31st January 2008.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Consideration and Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the

 

day on which those proceedings are commenced.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

6.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on consideration and Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

7.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on


 
 

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Housing and Regeneration Bill, continued

 
 

consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the

 

Lords) may be programmed.

 

 

Order of the Committee [11th December 2007]

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committee shall (in addition to its first meeting at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday

 

11th December) meet—

 

(a)  

at 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 11th December;

 

(b)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 13th December;

 

(c)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 10th January;

 

(d)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 15th January;

 

(e)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 17th January;

 

(f)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 22nd January;

 

(g)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 24th January;

 

(h)  

at 10.30 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. on Tuesday 29th January;

 

(i)  

at 9.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. on Thursday 31st January;

 

(2)  

the Committee shall hear oral evidence in accordance with the following

 

Table;

 

TABLE

 

Date

Time

Witness

 
 

Tuesday 11th December

Until no later than 11.45 a.m.

Local Government Association;

 
   

London Councils

 
 

Tuesday 11th December

Until no later than 12.30 p.m.

Chartered Institute of Housing

 
 

Tuesday 11th December

Until no later than 4.45 p.m.

National Housing Federation

 
 

Tuesday 11th December

Until no later than 5.30 p.m.

Defend Council Housing

 
 

Tuesday 11th December

Until no later than 6.15 p.m.

Tenants’ and Residents’

 
   

Organisations of England

 
 

Tuesday 11th December

Until no later than 7.00 p.m.

Council of Mortgage Lenders

 
 

Thursday 13th December

Until no later than 9.40 a.m.

Campaign to Protect Rural

 
   

England

 
 

Thursday 13th December

Until no later than 10.25 a.m.

Tribal Treasury Services

 
 

Thursday 13th December

Until no later than 1.45 p.m.

Shelter

 
 

Thursday 13th December

Until no later than 2.30 p.m.

Lord Best

 
 

Thursday 13th December

Until no later than 4.00 p.m.

Department for Communities and

 
   

Local Government

 
 

(3)  

proceedings on consideration of the Bill in Committee shall be taken in the

 

following order: Clause 1; Schedule 1; Clauses 2 to 9; Schedule 2; Clauses

 

10 and 11; Schedule 3; Clause 12; Schedule 4; Clauses 13 to 52; Schedule 5;

 

Clause 53; Schedule 6; Clauses 54 to 57; Clauses 59 and 60; new Clauses and

 

new Schedules relating to Part 1; Clauses 242 to 248; Schedule 8; Clauses

 

249 to 267; Schedule 9; Clauses 268 to 273; new Clauses and new Schedules

 

relating to Part 3; Clauses 61 to 241; new Clauses and new Schedules relating


 
 

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to Part 2; Clause 274; Clause 58; Schedule 7; Clause 275; Schedule 10;

 

Clauses 276 to 280; remaining new Clauses; remaining new Schedules;

 

remaining proceedings on the Bill;

 

(4)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 4.00 p.m. on Thursday 31st January.

 


 
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