Immigration Bill — Clauses 13-16 — Residential Tenancies — 1 Dec 2015 at 15:43
Rehman Chishti MP, Gillingham and Rainham voted to make it an offence to rent a home to someone who is disqualified as a result of their immigration status from occupying premises under a residential tenancy agreement.
The majority of MPs voted to make it an offence to rent a home to someone who is disqualified as a result of their immigration status from occupying premises under a residential tenancy agreement.
MPs were considering the Immigration Bill
The amendment rejected in this vote was:
- Amendment 35, page 9, line 4, leave out Clauses 13 to 16.
Clauses 13 to 16 of the Bill provided for
An explanatory note accompanying the rejected amendment stated:
- Removes the extension of the right to rent legislation in the Bill.
"Right to rent" refers to landlords having to carry out a "right to rent" check of prospective tenants' immigration status.
-  Parliament's webpage on the Immigration Bill
-  Clause 8 of the Immigration Bill as at the time of the vote
Votes by party, red entries are votes against the majority for that party.
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||301 (+2 tell)||0||0||91.8%|
|SNP||0||48 (+2 tell)||0||92.6%|