Amendments proposed to the Homes Bill - continued House of Commons

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New form of short term tenure for councils (short social tenancy)

   

Mr Archie Norman
Mr Nigel Waterson
Mr David Curry
Mr Tim Loughton
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown

NC18

*To move the following Clause:—

    '. In Schedule 1 of the Housing Act 1985 (tenancies which are not secure tenancies), after paragraph 4 there is inserted—

    "4A. A tenancy is not a secure tenancy provided that—

            (i) the local housing authority concerned has notified the tenant that the property is not being allocated as a secure tenancy; and

            (ii) the local housing authority concerned has notified the tenant of the reason or reasons why the property is not being allocated as a secure tenancy; and

            (iii) the dwelling has either been designated as unsuitable for a secure tenancy in accordance with regulations made by the Secretary of State or the dwelling has been allocated in accordance with the provisions of a local letting scheme under section 167(2B) of the Housing Act 1996.".'.


ORDER OF THE HOUSE (8TH JANUARY 2001)

    That the following provisions shall apply to the Homes Bill:

Standing Committee

    1. The Bill shall be committed to a Standing Committee.

    2. Proceedings in the Standing Committee shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion on Thursday 1st February 2001.

    3. The Standing Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it shall meet.


RESOLUTION OF THE PROGRAMMING SUB-COMMITTEE

    The Programming Sub-Committee appointed by the Speaker in respect of the Bill agreed the following resolution at its meeting on Monday 15th January (Sessional Order C relating to Programming):

Homes Bill

Draft Resolution of Programming Sub-committee

              That—

    (1) during proceedings on the Homes Bill, the Standing Committee do meet on Tuesdays at half-past Ten o'clock and at half-past Four o'clock and on Thursdays at a quarter to Ten o'clock and at half-past Two o'clock.

    (2) 12 sittings shall be allotted to the consideration of the Bill by the Standing Committee;

    (3) the proceedings on the Bill shall be taken in the following order, namely, Clauses 1 to 9, Schedule 1, Clauses 10 to 15, new Clauses and new Schedules relating to Part I, Clauses 16 to 29, Schedules 2 and 3, Clauses 30 to 34, remaining new Clauses and new Schedules;

    (4) the proceedings on the Bill shall be brought to a conclusion at the 12th sitting at Five o'clock.


 
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