Immigration Bill — Clauses 13-16 — Residential Tenancies — 1 Dec 2015 at 15:43

Zac Goldsmith MP, Richmond Park 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[1]

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[2] 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.

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Debate in Parliament | Source |

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
Con301 (+2 tell) 0091.8%
DUP6 0075.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1033.3%
Lab0 195084.4%
LDem0 7087.5%
PC0 30100.0%
SDLP0 2066.7%
SNP0 48 (+2 tell)092.6%
UUP2 00100.0%
Total:309 257088.6%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

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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NameConstituencyPartyVote
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