Housing and Planning Bill — Clause 3 — Duty to Promote Other Types of Affordable Housing As Well as the Supply of Starter Homes in England — 5 Jan 2016 at 22:58

The majority of MPs voted against requiring English planning authorities to promote the supply of other types of affordable housing as well as starter homes.

MPs were considering the Housing and Planning Bill[1]

The amendment rejected in this vote was:

  • Amendment 110, page 2, line 28, after “starter homes” insert
  • “and other types of affordable housing”.—

An explanatory statement accompanying the rejected amendment[2] stated:

  • This amendment would ensure that new developments include a range of affordable housing options, to rent and buy.

The rejected amendment would have affected clause 3 of the Bill which began:

  • An English planning authority must carry out its relevant planning functions with a view to promoting the supply of starter homes in England.


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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
Con301 (+2 tell) 0091.8%
DUP1 1025.0%
Green0 10100.0%
Independent0 1033.3%
Lab0 177 (+1 tell)076.7%
LDem0 7 (+1 tell)0100.0%
PC0 2066.7%
SDLP0 1033.3%
UUP2 00100.0%
Total:304 190084.4%

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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