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Bill documents — Tenant Fees Bill 2017-19

Bills

Full text of the Bill as introduced and further versions of the Bill as it is reprinted to incorporate amendments (proposals for change) made during its passage through Parliament.

House Bill Date
Commons Bill 316 2017-19 Lords Amendments to the Bill | PDF version 16.01.2019
Lords HL Bill 152 (as amended on Report) | PDF version 11.12.2018
Lords HL Bill 129 (as introduced) | PDF version 06.09.2018
Commons Bill 203 2017-19, as introduced | PDF version, 195KB 02.05.2018

Explanatory Notes

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

House Explanatory Notes Date
Commons Bill 316 EN 2017-19 | PDF version 16.01.2019
Lords HL Bill 129 Explanatory Notes | PDF version 06.09.2018
Commons Bill 203 EN 2017-19 | PDF version, 657KB 02.05.2018

Delegated Powers Memoranda

The Government provide a delegated powers memorandum for all public (including hybrid) bills to justify the delegation of powers, usually to Ministers, in the bill.

House Delegated Powers Memorandum Date
Lords Tenant Fees Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum (PDF) 06.09.2018

"English votes for English laws"

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, the Speaker certifies Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker may certify founding financial motions, or clauses or schedules, as relating exclusively to England, Wales and Northern Ireland.The text of certificates issued by the Speaker, and information prepared by the Government on how government amendments affect the territorial application of provisions of the bill, are available here. (Similar information about the bill itself can be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

House English votes for English laws Date
Commons Departmental analysis of Amendments (PDF) 16.01.2019
Commons Legislative Grand Committee England Consent Motion 5 September 2018 (PDF) 05.09.2018
Commons Speaker's signed certificate - 16 May 2018 (PDF, 43KB) 04.06.2018

Amendment papers

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed.

See Lords amendments on the new Lords amendments page

House Amendment Paper Date
Lords HL Bill 152-I Marshalled list for Third Reading (PDF) 14.01.2019
Lords HL Bill 152(a) Amendments for Third Reading (PDF) 08.01.2019
Lords HL Bill 129-R-I Marshalled list for Report (PDF) 07.12.2018
Lords HL Bill 129-R(e) Amendments for Report (PDF) 06.12.2018
Lords HL Bill 129-R(d) Amendments for Report (PDF) 05.12.2018
Lords HL Bill 129-R(c) Amendments for Report (PDF) 03.12.2018
Lords HL Bill 129-R(b) Amendment for Report (PDF) 28.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 129-R(a) Amendments for Report (PDF) 27.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 129-II Second marshalled list for Committee (PDF) 16.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 129-I(Rev)(a) Amendment for Committee (PDF) 15.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 129-I(Rev) Revised marshalled list for Grand Committee (PDF) 02.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 129-I Marshalled list for Grand Committee (PDF) 01.11.2018
Lords HL Bill 129(c) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF) 31.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 129(b) Amendments for Grand Committee (PDF) 30.10.2018
Lords HL Bill 129(a) Amendment for Committee (PDF) 24.10.2018
Commons Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 5 September 2018 | PDF version 05.09.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 3 September 2018 | PDF version 04.09.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 31 August 2018 | PDF version 03.09.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 30 August 2018 | PDF version 31.08.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 12 June 2018 | PDF version, 145KB 12.06.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 7 June 2018 | PDF version, 138KB 08.06.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 7 June 2018 | PDF version, 153KB 07.06.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 5 June 2018 | PDF version, 143KB 06.06.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 5 June 2018 | PDF version, 148KB 05.06.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 1 June 2018 | PDF version, 108KB 04.06.2018
Commons Notices of Amendments as at 24 May 2018 | PDF version, 113KB 25.05.2018

Selection of amendments: Commons

In the House of Commons, amendments are grouped together so that amendments relating to a particular topic or issue are discussed together.

House Selection of amendments: Commons Date
Commons Consideration on Report (PDF) 05.09.2018
Commons Consideration in Committee: Selection 1 (PDF, 441KB) 07.06.2018

Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons

Details of the Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings in the House of Commons. The documents contain the text of amendments considered at each sitting and show whether it was agreed to, negatived (not agreed), not called, not moved or withdrawn.

House Public Bill Committee and report stage proceedings: Commons Date
Commons Report Stage Proceedings as at 5 September 2018 | PDF version 06.09.2018
Commons All proceedings up to 12 June at Public Bill Committee Stage | PDF version, 34KB 13.06.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 12 June 2018 | PDF version, 26KB 13.06.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 7 June 2018 | PDF version, 115KB 08.06.2018
Commons Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 5 June 2018 | PDF version, 106KB 06.06.2018

Briefing papers

House of Commons Library and House of Lords Library briefing papers aim to be politically impartial, containing factual information as well as a range of opinions on each subject. Briefing papers on Bills are produced before Second Reading and, in the Commons, after Committee Stage.

House Briefing papers Date
Commons Update on progress of the Bill 28.12.2018
Commons Briefing Paper on Second Reading 16.05.2018

Press notices

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

House Press notices Date
Commons Schedule of meetings (PDF, 384KB) 04.06.2018
Commons Have your say on the Tenant Fees Bill 22.05.2018

Library Notes

House of Lords Library Notes aim to be politically impartial and are compiled for Members of Parliament and their staff.

House Library Notes Date
Lords Tenant Fees Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages 03.10.2018

Written evidence

Written submissions from outside bodies and individuals are circulated to MPs appointed to examine the Bill during committee stage in a Public Bill Committee. The following written submissions were sent to this committee.

House Written evidence Date
Commons Written Evidence: LiFE Residential (TFB48) 13.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: London Borough of Newham (TFB49) 13.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Yasmine Eldene, Atwell Martin (TFB50) 13.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: John Socha, Socha Estates (TFB51) 13.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Dan Wilson Craw, Director, Generation Rent (TFB52) 13.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Housing (TFB53) 13.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Paul Atwell (TFB54) 13.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Will Linley, Linley & Simpson (TFB55) 13.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: John Socha, Socha Estates (further submission) (TFB56) 13.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Hayley Brinn (TFB57) 13.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Shelter (TFB42) (PDF, 542KB) 07.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Chartered Trading Standards Institute (TFB43) 07.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Leaders Romans Group Limited (TFB44) (PDF, 894KB) 07.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Dr Andrew Summers (TFB45) 07.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: iQ Student Accommodation (TFB46) 07.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Good2Rent (TFB47) (PDF, 151KB) 07.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Riley Marshall (TFB01) (PDF, 1MB) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Tracey Glenn, Lettings Director at John German (TFB02) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Steve Harris, Managing Director at Abode (TFB03) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Simon Hardy, Director, Harvey Scott Cheshire Ltd (TFB04) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Maria Morgan, Managing Director, Platinum Properties Ely (TFB05) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Andrew GM Hepburn, Proprietor, Mead Property Management (TFB06) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Sue & John Warburton, Proprietors of Belvoir - Leamington Spa (TFB07) (PDF, 142KB) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Phil Watson, Managing Director, Martin&Co (TFB08) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Sonny Sabharwal, Lettings Director, Hampton-Heath (TFB09) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: David Votta, Senior Lettings Manager, Haart (TFB10) (PDF, 462KB) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Deanna Musgrave, BEP Relocation (TFB11) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Dennis H Dowen, Dowen Surveyors and Estate Agents (TFB12) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Stan Heeks and others (TFB13) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Grant Nicholls, Woodholls, Director (TFB14) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Urban Patchwork (TFB15) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Michael and Elizabeth Fenton (TFB16) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Steve Ballam, Director, Martin&Co Poole (TFB17) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Louise Griffiths, Managing Director, Martin&Co (TFB18) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Susan Rowlands, Peach Lettings (TFB19) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Roy Pabari, Hilton & Fox Ltd (TFB20) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Simon Bland, Director, sbliving Limited (TFB21) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Jonathan Morgan, Managing Director, Morgans City Living (TFB22) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Adam Gregory, AGT Property Management & Lettings Ltd (TFB23) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Luke Gidney, Managing Director, Let Leeds (TFB24) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Daniel Dow, Director, KT Residential Ltd (TFB25) 06.06.2018
Commons Written Evidence: Bill Cooper (TFB26) 06.06.2018
Commons David Westgate, Chief Executive, Andrews Property Group (TFB27) 06.06.2018
Commons Nathan Anderson Dixon, Managing Director, Abode Midlands (TFB28) 06.06.2018
Commons James Whittaker, Norwich Accommodation Agency (TFB29) 06.06.2018
Commons Jenny Robinson, Hythe and Waterside Lettings (TFB31) 06.06.2018
Commons Mr Kameron Singh (TFB32) 06.06.2018
Commons Sarah Hope, Saxon Kings (TFB33) 06.06.2018
Commons Jeremy Traynor, Traynor and Co Surveyors (TFB34) 06.06.2018
Commons Lucinda Watts, Sulgrave Estates Limited (TFB35) 06.06.2018
Commons Citizens Advice (TFB36) 06.06.2018
Commons ARLA Propertymark (TFB37) 06.06.2018
Commons Refugee Council (TFB38) 06.06.2018
Commons Movemetolondon.com (TFB39) 06.06.2018
Commons Mervyn Terrett, A-Top Management Services Ltd (TFB40) 06.06.2018
Commons Residential Landlords Association (TFB41) 06.06.2018

Impact Assessments

List of related Impact Assessments

House Impact Assessments Date
Tenant Fees Bill Impact Assessment - 1 May 2018 01.05.2018

Will write letters

Occasionally questions put to government Ministers during debates on Bills in either the House of Commons or the House of Lords may be answered by the Minister saying 'I will write to the Hon Member'. Such “will write” replies are not published in Hansard but are placed in the Library of the House concerned and published on the Parliamentary website.

House Will write letters Date
Letter dated 02/11/2018 from Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to Members regarding enforcement and consumer guidance relating to the Tenant Fees Bill (PDF, 403KB) 02.11.2018
Letter dated 18/10/2018 from Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to Lords regarding issues raised during the second reading of the Tenant Fees Bill. (PDF, 2MB) 18.10.2018
Letter dated 18/10/2018 from Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to Lords regarding issues raised during the second reading of the Tenant Fees Bill. (PDF, 2MB) 18.10.2018
Commons Letter from the Minister for Local Government (PDF, 37KB) 12.06.2018

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