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Exception To Right To Buy

Volume 24: debated on Monday 17 May 1982

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'In place of subsection 11C of section 1 of Tenants' Rights Act (Scotland) 1980 (which lists the exceptions to the sec ire tenants' rights to purchase), there shall be inserted the following—

"(c) where the dwelling house has features which are substantially different from those of ordinary dwelling houses and which are designed to make it suitable for occupation by physically disabled persons;
(C) (c) where the dwelling house is one of a group of dwelling houses which it is the practice of the landlord to let for occupation by persons of pensionable age and a social service or special facilities are provided in close proximity to the group of dwelling houses for the only or main purpose of assisting those persons."'—[Mr. Millan.]

Brought up, and read the First time.

Motion made and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:—

The House divided: Ayes 85, Noes 151.

Division No. 150]

[8 pm

AYES

Archer, Rt Hon PeterKerr, Russell
Atkinson, N.(H'gey,)Lambie, David
Bidwell, SydneyLitherland, Robert
Booth, Rt Hon AlbertMabon, Rt Hon Dr J. Dickson
Boothroyd, Miss BettyMcCartney, Hugh
Bray, Dr JeremyMcGuire, Michael (Ince)
Brocklebank-Fowler, C.McKay, Allen (Penistone)
Brown, Ron (E'burgh.Leith)McKelvey, William
Buchan, NormanMacKenzie, Rt Hon Gregor
Callaghan, Jim (Midd't'n&P)Maclennan, Robert
Campbell-Savours, DaleMcNamara, Kevin
Canavan, DennisMcTaggart, Robert
Carmichael, NeilMarks, Kenneth
Clark, Dr David (S Shields)Marshall, D (G'gowS'ton)
Cocks, Rt Hon M. (B'stolS)Maxton, John
Cowans, HarryMaynard, Miss Joan
Craigen, J.M.(G'gow, M'hill)Millan, Rt Hon Bruce
Cryer, BobMorris, Rt Hon C. (O'shaw)
Dalyell, TamO'Neill, Martin
Deakins, EricOwen, Rt Hon Dr David
Dean, Joseph (Leeds West)Pavitt, Laurie
Dewar, DonaldPowell, Raymond (Ogmore)
Dixon, DonaldRoss, Ernest (Dundee West)
Dormand, JackSever, John
Dunwoody, Hon Mrs G.Skinner, Dennis
Eadie, AlexSnape, Peter
Eastham, KenSoley, Clive
Ellis, R. (NED'bysh're)Spriggs, Leslie
Evans, Ioan (Aberdare)Stoddart, David
Ewing, HarryStrang, Gavin
Faulds, AndrewThomas, Dafydd (Merioneth)
Foulkes, GeorgeTinn, James
Ginsburg, DavidWainwright.E. (DearneV)
Grimond, Rt Hon J.Welsh, Michael
Hamilton, W. W. (C'tral Fife)White, Frank R.
Hardy, PeterWhite, J.(G'gowPollok)
Harrison, Rt Hon WalterWhitlock, William
Haynes, FrankWilson, Gordon (DundeeE)
Hogg, N. (EDunb't'nshire)Woolmer, Kenneth
HomeRobertson, JohnYoung, David (BoltonE)
Hooley, Frank
Howells, GeraintTellers for the Ayes:
Hughes, Robert (Aberdeen N)Mr. James Hamilton and
Janner, Hon GrevilleMr. George Morton.
Johnston, Russell (Inverness)

NOES

Alexander, RichardCope, John
Alison, Rt Hon MichaelCorrie, John
Ancram, MichaelCranborne, Viscount
Arnold, TomDean, Paul (North Somerset)
Aspinwall, JackDorrell, Stephen
Atkins, Rt Hon H.(S'thorne)Douglas-Hamilton, LordJ.
Atkins, Robert(PrestonN)Dover, Denshore
Atkinson, David (B'm 'th,E)Dunn, Robert (Dartford)
Beaumont-Dark, AnthonyEmery, Sir Peter
Benyon, Thomas (A'don)Fairbairn, Nicholas
Berry, Hon AnthonyFairgrieve, SirRussell
Best, KeithFaith, Mrs Sheila
Bevan, David GilroyFenner, Mrs Peggy
Biggs-Davison, SirJohnFisher, SirNigel
Blackburn, JohnFletcher, A. (Ed'nb'gh N)
Bonsor, SirNicholasFletcher-Cooke, SirCharles
Boscawen, Hon RobertFookes, MissJanet
Bright, GrahamFowler, Rt Hon Norman
Brinton, TimGardiner, George ('Reigate)
Brotherton, MichaelGarel-Jones, Tristan
Brown, Michael (Brigg&Sc 'n)Goodhart, SirPhilip
Bruce-Gardyne, JohnGoodlad, Alastair
Budgen, NickGreenway, Harry
Cadbury, JocelynGriffiths, Peter Portsm 'thN)
Carlisle, John (LutonWest)Grist, Ian
Chapman, SydneyGummer, JohnSelwyn
Clarke, Kenneth (Rushcliffe)Hamilton, Michael (Salisbury)
Cockeram, EricHampson, Dr Keith

Hannam, JohnParkinson, Rt Hon Cecil
Haselhurst, AlanParris, Matthew
Hawkins, PaulPeyton, Rt Hon John
Hawksley, WarrenPollock, Alexander
Hayhoe, BarneyPrentice, Rt Hon Reg
Heddle, JohnPrice, Sir David (Eastleigh)
Holland, Philip (Carlton)Proctor, K. Harvey
Hunt, David (Wirral)Renton, Tim
Hunt, John(Ravensbourne)RhysWilliams, SirBrandon
Hurd, Rt Hon DouglasRippon, Rt Hon Geoffrey
Jopling, Rt Hon MichaelRoberts, M. (Cardiff NW)
Kellett-Bowman, MrsElaineRossi, Hugh
Kimball, SirMarcusRost, Peter
Knight, Mrs JillSainsbury, Hon Timothy
Knox, DavidShaw, Giles (Pudsey)
Lawson, Rt Hon NigelSims, Roger
Lee, JohnSpeller, Tony
LeMarchant, SpencerSpence, John
Lennox-Boyd, Hon MarkSpicer, Michael (S Worcs)
Lester, Jim (Beeston)Sproat, Iain
Lloyd, Peter (Fareham)Stainton, Keith
Loveridge, JohnStanbrook, Ivor
Lyell, NicholasSteel, Rt Hon David
Macfarlane, NeilStevens, Martin
MacKay, John (Argyll)Stewart, A. (E Renfrewshire)
McNair-Wilson, M. (N'bury)Stradling Thomas, J.
McQuarrie, AlbertTemple-Morris, Peter
Major, JohnThomas, Rt Hon Peter
Marlow, AntonyThompson, Donald
Mates, MichaelThorne, Neil (IlfordSouth)
Mather, CarolThornton, Malcolm
Maude, Rt Hon Sir AngusTownend, John(Bridlington)
Maxwell-Hyslop, RobinTrippier, David
Meyer, Sir Anthonyvan Straubenzee, Sir W.
Mills, Iain (Meriden)Viggers, Peter
Mills, Peter (West Devon)Waddington, David
Moate, RogerWalker, B. (Perth)
Monro, SirHectorWalker-Smith, Rt Hon Sir D.
Montgomery, FergusWall, SirPatrick
Morrison, Hon C. (Devizes)Waller, Gary
Mudd, DavidWatson, John
Murphy, ChristopherWinterton, Nicholas
Myles, DavidWolfson, Mark
Needham, RichardYoung, SirGeorge (Acton)
Newton, TonyYounger, Rt Hon George
Normanton, Tom
Onslow, CranleyTellers for the Noes:
Osborn, JohnMr. Archie Hamilton and
Page, John (Harrow, West)Mr. Ian Lang.
Page, Richard (SW Herts)

Question accordingly negatived.