Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill — New Clause 1 — Ground Rent for Existing Long Leases — 24 Jan 2022 at 20:30

The majority of MPs voted not to restrict ground rents on all existing long residential leases to a peppercorn

MPs were considering the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill.[1][2][3]

The proposed new clause rejected by the majority of MPs in this vote was: Ground rent for existing long leases and stated:

  • Within 30 days of the day on which this Act comes into force, the Secretary of State must publish draft legislation to restrict ground rents on all existing long residential leases to a peppercorn.”

The rejected amendment was accompanied by the following explanatory statement from its proposer:

  • This new clause aims to ensure that the Government introduces further legislation to remove ground rent for all leaseholders, whereas the Act currently only applies to newly established leases.


Debate in Parliament |

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
Con300 (+2 tell) 0083.7%
DUP3 0037.5%
Independent1 1040.0%
Lab1 147 (+2 tell)075.4%
LDem0 11084.6%
PC0 2066.7%
Total:305 161079.8%

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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Feryal ClarkEnfield NorthLab (minister)no

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