Housing and Planning Bill — Commons Amendments and Reasons — 4 May 2016 at 17:45

Lord Prescott voted with the majority (Content).

Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford

54: Clause 78, page 34, line 9, leave out “must” and insert “may”

54A: Because it would alter the financial arrangements made by the Commons, and the Commons do not offer any further Reason, trusting that this Reason may be deemed sufficient.

Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford

55: Clause 78, page 34, line 10, at end insert-“( ) The regulations must specify that the rent shall not equate to more than 10 pence for each pound of a tenant’s income above the minimum income threshold.”-

55A: Because it would alter the financial arrangements made by the Commons, and the Commons do not offer any further Reason, trusting that this Reason may be deemed sufficient.

Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford

57: Clause 79, page 34, line 25, at end insert “which will not be below £50,000 a year per household in London, or £40,000 per household outside London,”

57A: Because it would alter the financial arrangements made by the Commons, and the Commons do not offer any further Reason, trusting that this Reason may be deemed sufficient.

Moved by Baroness Williams of Trafford

58: Clause 79, page 34, line 37, at end insert-“( ) make provision for the level of household income, for the purposes of defining “high income”, to be increased every three years to reflect any increase in the consumer price index.”

58A: Because it would alter the financial arrangements made by the Commons, and the Commons do not offer any further Reason, trusting that this Reason may be deemed sufficient.

Moved by Baroness Evans of Bowes Park

97: After Clause 128, insert the following new Clause- “Neighbourhood right of appeal(1) After section 78 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (“the 1990 Act”) insert-“78ZA Neighbourhood right of appeal(1) Where-(a) a planning authority grants an application for planning permission,(b) the application does not accord with policies in an emerging or made neighbourhood plan in which the land to which the application relates is situated, and(c) the neighbourhood plan under paragraph (b) contains proposals for the provision of housing development, certain persons as specified in subsection (2) may by notice appeal to the Secretary of State. (2) Persons who may by notice appeal to the Secretary of State against the approval of planning permission in the circumstances specified in subsection (1) are any parish council or neighbourhood forum, as defined in section 61F of the 1990 Act (authorisation to act in relation to neighbourhood areas), whose made or emerging neighbourhood plan includes all or part of the area of land to which the application relates, by two-thirds majority voting.(3) In this section an “emerging” neighbourhood plan means a neighbourhood plan that-(a) has been examined,(b) is being examined, or(c) is due to be examined, having met the public consultation requirements necessary to proceed to this stage.”(2) Section 79 of the 1990 Act is amended as follows-(a) in subsection (2), omit “either”, and after “planning authority” insert “or the applicant (where different from the appellant)”; (b) in subsection (6), after “the determination” insert “(except for appeals as defined in section 78ZA (as inserted by section (Neighbourhood right of appeal) of the Housing and Planning Act 2016) and where the appellant is as defined in subsection (2) of that section)”.”

97A: After Clause 128, page 71, line 42, at end insert the following new Clause-“Local planning authorities: information about neighbourhood development plansAfter section 75ZA of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (inserted by section 140 above) insert-“75ZB Reports to contain information about neighbourhood development plans(1) This section applies where-(a) a report of the kind mentioned in section 75ZA(1) recommends the grant of planning permission or permission in principle, and(b) the proposed development is in an area for which a neighbourhood development plan (made under section 38A of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004) is in force.(2) The report must-(a) set out how the plan was taken into account in making the recommendation, and(b) identify any points of conflict between the plan and the recommendation.””

Moved by Baroness Parminter

97B: After Clause 128, insert the following new Clause-“Neighbourhood right of appeal(1) After section 78 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (“the 1990 Act”) insert-“78ZA Neighbourhood right of appeal(1) Where-(a) a planning authority grants an application for planning permission,(b) the application does not accord with policies in a made neighbourhood plan in which the land to which the application relates is situated, and(c) the neighbourhood plan under paragraph (b) contains proposals for the provision of housing development, certain persons as specified in subsection (2) may by notice appeal to the Secretary of State. (2) Persons who may by notice appeal to the Secretary of State against the approval of planning permission in the circumstances specified in subsection (1) are any parish council or neighbourhood forum, as defined in section 61F of the 1990 Act (authorisation to act in relation to neighbourhood areas), whose made neighbourhood plan includes all or part of the area of land to which the application relates, by two-thirds majority voting.(2) Section 79 of the 1990 Act is amended as follows-(a) in subsection (2), omit “either”, and after “planning authority”insert “or the applicant (where different from the appellant)”;(b) in subsection (6), after “the determination” insert “(except for appeals as defined in section 78ZA (as inserted by section (Neighbourhood right of appeal) of the Housing and Planning Act 2016) and where the appellant is as defined in subsection (2) of that section)”.”

Ayes 248, Noes 214.

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

PartyMajority (Content)Minority (Not-Content)Turnout
Bishop0 14.0%
Con0 189 (+2 tell)74.6%
Crossbench21 1721.0%
Independent Liberal Democrat1 0100.0%
Independent Ulster Unionist0 1100.0%
Judge0 16.7%
Lab140 063.6%
LDem81 (+2 tell) 076.1%
Non-affiliated3 113.3%
UUP0 2100.0%
Total:246 21255.0%

Rebel Voters - sorted by party

Lords 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 lord who could have voted in this division

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NamePartyVote
Lord Aberdare Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Armstrong of IlminsterCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Bew Crossbenchno
Lord Bilimoria Crossbenchno
Viscount Colville of CulrossCrossbenchno
Viscount Craigavon Crossbenchno
Lord Cromwell Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Greengross Crossbenchno
Lord Greenway Crossbenchno
Lord Kakkar Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Luce Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness O'Neill of BengarveCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Patel Crossbenchno
The Duke of SomersetCrossbenchno
Lord Stirrup Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Trees Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Walpole Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Kalms Non-affiliatedno

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