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Tenants' Rights, Etc (Scotland)

Volume 975: debated on Wednesday 5 December 1979

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Mr. Secretary Younger, supported by Mr. Malcolm Rifkind and Mr. Nigel Lawson, presented a Bill to make provision for Scotland, in relation to dwelling-houses let by islands and district councils and by certain other bodies, for a tenant's right to purchase the dwelling-house which he occupies; to make provision, in relation to dwelling-houses let by islands and district councils and by certain other bodies, for a tenant's right to security of tenure and to a written lease; in relation to private sector tenancies, to make provision for a new category of short tenancies; and to make other provision in relation to housing, rents and connected matters: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time tomorrow and to be printed. [Bill 92.]