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Private Tenant Protection

EDM number 665 in 2012-13, proposed by George Galloway on 31/10/2012.
Categorised under the topic of Housing.

That this House notes that there remains a huge need for affordable rented property and that increasing numbers of tenants are dependent on the private rented sector; further notes that tenants of landlords who have unlawfully let their mortgaged properties will face the possibility of immediate eviction through no fault of their own; believes that private tenants should not be the victims of financial irresponsibility by their landlords of which they can have no knowledge; and urges the Government to conduct an urgent review of the situation and to come up with legislative proposals to give private tenants statutory protection in the case of property repossessions.

This motion has been signed by a total of 22 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
George Galloway31/10/2012Bradford WestRespectProposed
Bob Russell31/10/2012ColchesterLiberal DemocratSeconded
Peter Bottomley31/10/2012Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jonathan Edwards01/11/2012Carmarthen East and DinefwrPlaid CymruSeconded
John Leech01/11/2012Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSeconded
Alan Meale01/11/2012MansfieldLabourSeconded
Jeremy Corbyn02/11/2012Islington NorthLabourSigned
Adrian Sanders05/11/2012TorbayLiberal DemocratSigned
Kelvin Hopkins05/11/2012Luton NorthLabourSigned
Jim Dobbin05/11/2012Heywood and MiddletonLabourSigned
Martin Caton06/11/2012GowerLabourSigned
John McDonnell06/11/2012Hayes and HarlingtonLabourSigned
Elfyn Llwyd06/11/2012Dwyfor MeirionnyddPlaid CymruSigned
Mary Glindon07/11/2012North TynesideLabourSigned
Pat Glass07/11/2012North West DurhamLabourSigned
Yasmin Qureshi07/11/2012Bolton South EastLabourSigned
Mike Hancock07/11/2012Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Andrew George07/11/2012St IvesLiberal DemocratSigned
John Pugh08/11/2012SouthportLiberal DemocratSigned
Virendra Sharma08/11/2012Ealing, SouthallLabourSigned
Caroline Lucas09/11/2012Brighton, PavilionGreenSigned
Jim McGovern09/11/2012Dundee WestLabourSigned

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