Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [HL] — Report — Amendment 23 — 18 Oct 2022 at 17:45
Moved by Baroness Hayman of Ullock
23: After Clause 24, insert the following new Clause-“Persons engaged in the management of social housing to have relevant professional qualificationsAfter section 217 of the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (accreditation), insert-“217A Professional qualifications and other requirements(1) Regulations may provide that a person may not engage in the management of social housing or in specified work in relation to the provision of social housing unless he or she-(a) has appropriate professional qualifications, or(b) satisfies specified requirements.(2) Regulations specifying work for the purpose of subsection (1) may make provision by reference to-(a) one or more specified activities, or(b) the circumstances in which activities are carried out. (3) A requirement of regulations under this section may, in particular, relate to-(a) the possession of a specified qualification or experience of a specified kind,(b) participation in or completion of a specified programme or course of training, or(c) compliance with a specified condition.(4) Regulations may make provision for any of the following matters (among others)-(a) the establishment and continuance of a regulatory body,(b) keeping a register of social housing practitioners,(c) education and training before and after qualification,(d) standards of conduct and performance,(e) discipline and fitness to practise,(f) removal or suspension from registration or the imposition of conditions on registration,(g) investigation and enforcement by or on behalf of the regulatory body, and appeals.””Member's explanatory statementThis amendment seeks to create a power for the Secretary of State to require managers of social housing to have appropriate qualifications and expertise.
Ayes 171, Noes 175.
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 (Not-Content)||Minority (Content)||Turnout|
|Con||157 (+2 tell)||0||61.2%|
|Lab||0||82 (+2 tell)||48.3%|
|Lord Berkeley of Knighton||Crossbench||no|
|Baroness Bull||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Stirrup||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Watkins of Tavistock||Crossbench (front bench)||no|
|Lord Faulks||Non-affiliated (front bench)||no|
|Baroness Stowell of Beeston||Non-affiliated (front bench)||no|