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Clause 6—(Licencls For Temporary Occupation Of Houses Subject To Existing Demolition Or Clearance Orders)

Volume 529: debated on Thursday 8 July 1954

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Lords Amendment: In page 6, line 31, after "rent" insert "repairs."

I beg to move, "That this House doth agree with the Lords in the said Amendment."

This Amendment, which was brought to our attention by the Opposition in the other place, seeks to make explicit what we certainly intended to be implicit in the Clause already, and, therefore, we very much hope that the House on all sides will agree with the other place by accepting the Amendment.

My hon. Friends and I agree with this Amendment. The noble Lord, Lord Silkin, who moved it in another place, was vigilant in the passage of the Bill through the other place and my right hon. and hon. Friends and I would like to thank him. After all, this is one of his Amendments.

Question put, and agreed to.

Lords Amendment: In line 10 at end, insert: