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Second Home Ownership (Regulation) Bill 2009-10

Type of Bill:
Private Members' Bill (under the Ten Minute Rule)
Dan Rogerson

Progress of the Bill

Bill started in the House of Commons

  1. House of Commons
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  2. House of Lords
    1. 1st reading
    2. 2nd reading
    3. Committee stage
    4. Report stage
    5. 3rd reading
  3. Consideration of Amendments
  4. Royal Assent

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Latest news on the Second Home Ownership (Regulation) Bill 2009-10

On 29 March 2010, the House of Commons was asked, under the Ten Minute Rule motion, to to give leave for this Bill to be intorduced.  The sponsor was allowed 10 minutes to support the Bill and there was ten minutes for other MPs to comment.  The House agreed and the Bill was read a first time.

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The 2009-10 session of parliament has prorogued and this Bill will make no further progress.

Summary of the Second Home Ownership (Regulation) Bill 2009-10

A Bill to give planning authorities the power to require change of use planning permission before existing or new homes can become second homes; to require the Secretary of State to examine the options for using this power to limit the change of use of full-time homes to part-time occupation; to allow local councils to levy business rates on second homes; to provide for small business rate relief not to apply to second home owners; and for connected purposes;

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