Localism Bill — Clause 130 — Flexible Tenancies — 18 May 2011 at 17:45
John Penrose MP, Weston-Super-Mare voted against introducing a new type of fixed term tenancies called flexible tenancies.
The majority of MPs voted to introduce a new type of fixed term tenancies called flexible tenancies.
MPs were considering the Localism Bill. The amendment rejected in this vote was:
- Amendment: 13, page 114, line 36, leave out clause 130.
Clause 130 which was retained in the Bill following this vote was titled Flexible tenancies and provided a type of tenancy called a flexible tenancy which is a secure tenancy of a fixed term (not less than two years).
-  Parliament's webpage on the Localism Bill (now an Act)
-  Clause 130 of the Localism Bill as at the time of the vote
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.
|Party||Majority (No)||Minority (Aye)||Both||Turnout|
|Con||256 (+2 tell)||0||0||84.3%|
|Lab||0||215 (+2 tell)||0||84.4%|
|Andrew George||St Ives||LDem (front bench)||aye|
|Dan Rogerson||North Cornwall||LDem (front bench)||aye|