Homes Bill — Duty to persons with priority need who are not homeless intentionally — 7 Feb 2001

Patrick McLoughlin MP, West Derbyshire voted in the minority (Aye).

As amended in the Standing Committee, considered.

Brought up, and read the First time.

I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

Mr. Deputy Speaker (Mr. Michael Lord):

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following: Government amendment No. 46.

Question put and agreed to.

Clause read a Second time, and added to the Bill.

(a) in subsection (1), after "domestic violence" there is inserted "or other violence"; and

(b) for the words following paragraph (b) of subsection (1) there is substituted--

"(1A) For this purpose "violence" means--

(a) violence from another person; or

(b) threats of violence from another person which are likely to be carried out;

and violence is "domestic violence" if it is from a person who is associated with the victim."

(2) In section 198 of the 1996 Act (conditions for referral of case to another local housing authority), for subsection (3) there is substituted--

"(2A) But the conditions for referral mentioned in subsection (2) are not met if--

(a) the applicant or any person who might reasonably be expected to reside with him has suffered violence (other than domestic violence) in the district of the other authority; and

(b) it is probable that the return to that district of the victim will lead to further violence of a similar kind against him.

(3) For the purposes of subsections (2) and (2A) "violence" means--

(a) violence from another person; or

(b) threats of violence from another person which are likely to be carried out;

and violence is "domestic violence" if it is from a person who is associated with the victim.".'.-- [Mr. Robert Ainsworth.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

Mr. Deputy Speaker:

With this it will be convenient to discuss new clause 19-- Whether it is reasonable to continue to occupy accommodation --

Question put and agreed to.

Clause read a Second time, and added to the Bill.

Brought up, and read the First time.

I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

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Motion and clause, by leave, withdrawn.

Brought up, and read the First time.

I beg to move, That the clause be read a Second time.

Madam Deputy Speaker (Mrs. Sylvia Heal):

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following: New clause 5-- Right of review of eligibility for allocation of housing accommodation --

His argument was that if three days appeared in the Bill as a minimum period, it would in many cases become the maximum.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:--

The House divided: Ayes 151, Noes 255.

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Party Summary

Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.

What is Tell? '+1 tell' means that in addition one member of that party was a teller for that division lobby.

What are Boths? An MP can vote both aye and no in the same division. The boths page explains this.

What is Turnout? This is measured against the total membership of the party at the time of the vote.

PartyMajority (No)Minority (Aye)BothTurnout
Con0 122076.3%
DUP0 1033.3%
Independent0 1050.0%
Lab255 (+2 tell) 0061.6%
LDem0 22 (+2 tell)051.1%
PC0 3075.0%
UUP0 2022.2%
Total:255 151063.9%

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MPs for which their vote in this division differed from the majority vote of their party. You can see all votes in this division, or every eligible MP who could have voted in this division

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