Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill [HL] — Report — Amendment 9 — 20 Jul 2021 at 15:30
Moved by Lord Stunell
9: After Clause 7, insert the following new Clause-“Duty to inform the tenant(1) Before entering a formal or informal renegotiation or extension of an existing lease, the landlord must inform the tenant of the changes introduced by this Act, if the sections of the Act in relation to prohibited rent are not yet in force.(2) An enforcement authority may impose a financial penalty on a person if the authority is satisfied beyond reasonable doubt that the person has breached the duty in this section.(3) The amount of the financial penalty under subsection (2) is to be such amount as the authority determines but-(a) is not to be less than £500, and(b) is not to be more than £30,000.(4) This section comes into force on the day on which this Act is passed.”Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment would require landlords to let tenants know of the upcoming changes to ground rents to try and prevent lease extensions before the changes in this Bill are implemented.
Ayes 243, Noes 238.
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.
|Party||Majority (Content)||Minority (Not-Content)||Turnout|
|Baroness Butler-Sloss||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Carey of Clifton||Crossbench||no|
|Viscount Colville of Culross||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Craig of Radley||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|The Earl of Devon||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Eames||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|The Earl of Erroll||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Kakkar||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|The Earl of Kinnoull||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Laming||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Pannick||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord St John of Bletso||Crossbench||no|
|Lord Stirrup||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Watkins of Tavistock||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Wilson of Dinton||Crossbench||no|
|Baroness Nicholson of Winterbourne||LDem||no|
|Baroness D'Souza||Non-affiliated (front bench)||no|
|Lord Tyrie||Non-affiliated (front bench)||no|