Energy Bill — Clause 42 — Energy Efficiency Requirement for Landlords of Private Rental Properties — 14 Sep 2011 at 18:00

The majority of MPs voted against a law setting out the energy efficiency improvements landlords of private rental properties are required to make (preferring to just set a required level of energy efficiency).

MPs were considering the Energy Bill[1] when they voted on:

  • Amendment: 4, page 28, line 7, at end insert
  • ‘such that the property shall not fall below the level of energy efficiency specified in subsection (1)(c).

The amendment would have added the above text to sub clause 42(3)[2] which described what the Secretary of State must make regulations requiring landlords of private rental properties to do, the clause stated:

  • The obligation is to make to the property such relevant energy efficiency improvements as are provided for by the regulations.

The amendment would have required the Secretary of State to set out in regulations what energy efficiency improvements landlords of private rental properties are required to make (rather than just to set a required level of energy efficiency).


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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
Con245 (+2 tell) 0181.0%
DUP0 2025.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Lab0 102039.5%
LDem32 12 (+2 tell)080.7%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 1033.3%
SNP0 60100.0%
Total:277 127163.7%

Rebel Voters - sorted by constituency

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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Don FosterBathLDemaye
David WardBradford EastLDem (front bench)aye
Stephen WilliamsBristol WestLDem (front bench)aye
Julian HuppertCambridgeLDem (front bench)aye
Mark WilliamsCeredigionLDem (front bench)aye
Michael CrockartEdinburgh WestLDem (front bench)aye
Greg MulhollandLeeds North WestLDem (front bench)aye
John LeechManchester, WithingtonLDem (front bench)tellaye
Annette BrookeMid Dorset and North PooleLDem (front bench)aye
Dan RogersonNorth CornwallLDem (front bench)aye
Mike HancockPortsmouth Southwhilst LDem (front bench)aye
Ian SwalesRedcarLDem (front bench)aye
Gordon HendersonSittingbourne and SheppeyCon (front bench)both
John PughSouthportLDem (front bench)aye
Tessa MuntWellsLDem (front bench)tellaye

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