Social Housing (Regulation) Bill [HL] — Report — Amendment 14 — 18 Oct 2022 at 17:15

Moved by Baroness Hayman

14: After Clause 20, insert the following new Clause-“Standards relating to energy demand(1) In section 193 of the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (standards relating to consumer matters)-(a) in subsection (2), at the end insert- “(k) energy demand.”;(b) after subsection (2) insert-“(2A) In setting standards relating to energy demand, the regulator shall have regard to the Government’s strategy on reducing energy demand for social housing properties.”(2) The Secretary of State must, before the end of the period of 12 months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed, publish a strategy on reducing energy demand for social housing properties, to include but not limited to the following-(a) achieving a low-carbon heat target, of 100% of installations of relevant heating appliances and connections to relevant heat networks in social housing properties being low-carbon from 2035;(b) achieving an energy-efficiency target, of all social housing properties attaining a minimum EPC C rating by 2030;(c) interim targets relating to the targets in paragraphs (a) and (b) at not less than three-yearly intervals;(d) a programme to support registered social housing providers in engaging with each other, the regulator and a source of advice provided by the Government to encourage energy demand reduction.(3) Before publishing their strategy, the Secretary of State must-(a) consult the Climate Change Committee and its sub-committee on adaptation;(b) publicly consult on the most practical, cost-effective and affordable way of achieving the targets in subsection (2)(a) to (2)(c), and(c) publish an assessment of the long-term impacts of the strategy on tenants of social housing and registered social housing landlords.”

Ayes 189, Noes 176.

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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
Bishop2 08.3%
Con1 161 (+2 tell)63.1%
Crossbench34 (+1 tell) 422.0%
DUP0 480.0%
Green1 050.0%
Independent Labour1 0100.0%
Judge2 018.2%
Lab85 (+1 tell) 049.4%
LDem55 065.5%
Non-affiliated5 416.7%
PC1 0100.0%
UUP0 150.0%
Total:187 17445.9%

Rebel Voters - sorted by vote

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Lord Bourne of AberystwythCon (front bench)aye
Viscount Brookeborough Crossbenchno
Lord Craig of RadleyCrossbenchno
Lord Faulks Non-affiliated (front bench)no
Lord Greenway Crossbenchno
Baroness Hoey Non-affiliatedno
Lord Pearson of RannochNon-affiliatedno
Lord Stirrup Crossbench (front bench)no
Baroness Stowell of BeestonNon-affiliated (front bench)no

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