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Tenant Fees Act 2019

Government Bill

Originated in the House of Commons, Session 2017-19

Act of Parliament (1)

Full text of the Act of Parliament as passed by Parliament (this is the Act in its original state. The Act may have been amended by another Act and any such amendments are not shown in this version).

Tenant Fees Act 2019 (c. 4)
12 February 2019

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.

Bill 316 2017-19 Lords Amendments to the Bill
16 January 2019
Commons
11 December 2018
Lords
6 September 2018
Lords
2 May 2018
Commons

Documents to explain the purpose of the Bill.

16 January 2019
Commons
6 September 2018
Lords

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. For reports of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee, see “Select Committee Reports”.

Tenant Fees Bill: Delegated Powers Memorandum
6 September 2018
Lords

Under the 'English votes for English laws' procedure, which applied from 23 October 2015 until it was suspended on 22 April 2020 (and finally rescinded on 13 July 2021),the Speaker certified Bills, or provisions of Bills, as relating exclusively to England, and/or to England and Wales. In relation to Finance Bills, the Speaker could 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 could be found in the Explanatory Notes – see above.).

Speaker's Signed Certificate
24 January 2019
Commons
Departmental analysis of Lords Amendments
16 January 2019
Commons
Legislative Grand Committee England Consent Motion 5 September 2018
5 September 2018
Commons
Speaker's signed certificate - 16 May 2018
4 June 2018
Commons

Full list of amendment papers relating to the Bill. Individual amendment papers will be replaced with consolidated lists before the amendments are discussed. Page and line references in amendment papers refer to the PDF version of the Bill.

Commons Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 23 January 2019
23 January 2019
Commons
Notices of CCLA Amendments as at 21 January 2019
22 January 2019
Commons
HL Bill 152-I Marshalled list for Third Reading
14 January 2019
Lords
HL Bill 152(a) Amendments for Third Reading
8 January 2019
Lords
HL Bill 129-R-I Marshalled list for Report
7 December 2018
Lords
HL Bill 129-R(e) Amendments for Report
6 December 2018
Lords
HL Bill 129-R(d) Amendments for Report
5 December 2018
Lords
HL Bill 129-R(c) Amendments for Report
3 December 2018
Lords
HL Bill 129-R(b) Amendment for Report
28 November 2018
Lords
HL Bill 129-R(a) Amendments for Report
27 November 2018
Lords
HL Bill 129-II Second marshalled list for Committee
16 November 2018
Lords
HL Bill 129-I(Rev)(a) Amendment for Committee
15 November 2018
Lords
HL Bill 129-I(Rev) Revised marshalled list for Grand Committee
2 November 2018
Lords
HL Bill 129-I Marshalled list for Grand Committee
1 November 2018
Lords
HL Bill 129(c) Amendments for Grand Committee
31 October 2018
Lords
HL Bill 129(b) Amendments for Grand Committee
30 October 2018
Lords
HL Bill 129(a) Amendment for Committee
24 October 2018
Lords
Consideration of Bill Amendments as at 5 September 2018
5 September 2018
Commons
Notices of Amendments as at 3 September 2018
4 September 2018
Commons
3 September 2018
Commons
31 August 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 12 June 2018
12 June 2018
Commons
8 June 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 7 June 2018
7 June 2018
Commons
6 June 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Amendments as at 5 June 2018
5 June 2018
Commons
4 June 2018
Commons
25 May 2018
Commons

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

Consideration of Lords Amendments
23 January 2019
Commons
Consideration on Report
5 September 2018
Commons
Consideration in Committee: Selection 1
7 June 2018
Commons

Details of proceedings in Public Bill Committee or Committee of the whole House, on any report (consideration) stage, and on any consideration of Lords Amendments or any subsequent Lords Messages. 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.

Proceedings on Consideration of Lords Amendments as at 23 January 2019
24 January 2019
Commons
Report Stage Proceedings as at 5 September 2018
6 September 2018
Commons
All proceedings up to 12 June at Public Bill Committee Stage
13 June 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 12 June 2018
13 June 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 7 June 2018
8 June 2018
Commons
Public Bill Committee Proceedings as at 5 June 2018
6 June 2018
Commons

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.

Update on progress of the Bill
28 December 2018
Commons
Briefing Paper on Second Reading
16 May 2018
Commons

Archive of press notices related to the Bill.

Schedule of meetings
4 June 2018
Commons
Have your say on the Tenant Fees Bill
22 May 2018
Commons

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

Tenant Fees Bill: Briefing for Lords Stages
3 October 2018
Lords

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.

Commons Committee stage

Written Evidence: LiFE Residential (TFB48)
13 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: London Borough of Newham (TFB49)
13 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Yasmine Eldene, Atwell Martin (TFB50)
13 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: John Socha, Socha Estates (TFB51)
13 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Dan Wilson Craw, Director, Generation Rent (TFB52)
13 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Chartered Institute of Housing (TFB53)
13 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Paul Atwell (TFB54)
13 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Will Linley, Linley & Simpson (TFB55)
13 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: John Socha, Socha Estates (further submission) (TFB56)
13 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Hayley Brinn (TFB57)
13 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Shelter (TFB42)
7 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Chartered Trading Standards Institute (TFB43)
7 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Leaders Romans Group Limited (TFB44)
7 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Dr Andrew Summers (TFB45)
7 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: iQ Student Accommodation (TFB46)
7 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Good2Rent (TFB47)
7 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Riley Marshall (TFB01)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Steve Harris, Managing Director at Abode (TFB03)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Simon Hardy, Director, Harvey Scott Cheshire Ltd (TFB04)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Maria Morgan, Managing Director, Platinum Properties Ely (TFB05)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Andrew GM Hepburn, Proprietor, Mead Property Management (TFB06)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Sue & John Warburton, Proprietors of Belvoir - Leamington Spa (TFB07)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Phil Watson, Managing Director, Martin&Co (TFB08)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Sonny Sabharwal, Lettings Director, Hampton-Heath (TFB09)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: David Votta, Senior Lettings Manager, Haart (TFB10)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Deanna Musgrave, BEP Relocation (TFB11)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Dennis H Dowen, Dowen Surveyors and Estate Agents (TFB12)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Stan Heeks and others (TFB13)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Grant Nicholls, Woodholls, Director (TFB14)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Urban Patchwork (TFB15)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Michael and Elizabeth Fenton (TFB16)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Steve Ballam, Director, Martin&Co Poole (TFB17)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Louise Griffiths, Managing Director, Martin&Co (TFB18)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Susan Rowlands, Peach Lettings (TFB19)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Simon Bland, Director, sbliving Limited (TFB21)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Roy Pabari, Hilton & Fox Ltd (TFB20)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Jonathan Morgan, Managing Director, Morgans City Living (TFB22)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Adam Gregory, AGT Property Management & Lettings Ltd (TFB23)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Luke Gidney, Managing Director, Let Leeds (TFB24)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Daniel Dow, Director, KT Residential Ltd (TFB25)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Bill Cooper (TFB26)
6 June 2018
Commons
David Westgate, Chief Executive, Andrews Property Group (TFB27)
6 June 2018
Commons
Nathan Anderson Dixon, Managing Director, Abode Midlands (TFB28)
6 June 2018
Commons
James Whittaker, Norwich Accommodation Agency (TFB29)
6 June 2018
Commons
Jenny Robinson, Hythe and Waterside Lettings (TFB31)
6 June 2018
Commons
Mr Kameron Singh (TFB32)
6 June 2018
Commons
Sarah Hope, Saxon Kings (TFB33)
6 June 2018
Commons
Jeremy Traynor, Traynor and Co Surveyors (TFB34)
6 June 2018
Commons
Lucinda Watts, Sulgrave Estates Limited (TFB35)
6 June 2018
Commons
Citizens Advice (TFB36)
6 June 2018
Commons
ARLA Propertymark (TFB37)
6 June 2018
Commons
Refugee Council (TFB38)
6 June 2018
Commons
Movemetolondon.com (TFB39)
6 June 2018
Commons
Mervyn Terrett, A-Top Management Services Ltd (TFB40)
6 June 2018
Commons
Residential Landlords Association (TFB41)
6 June 2018
Commons
Written Evidence: Tracey Glenn, Lettings Director at John German (TFB02)
6 June 2018
Commons

List of related Impact Assessments

Tenant Fees Bill Impact Assessment - 1 May 2018
1 May 2018

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.

Letter dated 02/11/2018 from Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth to Members regarding enforcement and consumer guidance relating to the Tenant Fees Bill
2 November 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.
18 October 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.
18 October 2018
Letter from the Minister for Local Government
12 June 2018
Commons

Full transcripts

Commons Committee stage

Committee Debates: compilation pdf of sittings so far
13 June 2018
Commons
13 June 2018
Commons
13 June 2018
Commons
8 June 2018
Commons
8 June 2018
Commons
6 June 2018
Commons

Commons Money resolution

Money resolution
21 May 2018
Commons

Commons 2nd reading

21 May 2018
Commons

Commons Report stage

5 September 2018
Commons

Commons 3rd reading

5 September 2018
Commons

Lords 1st reading

1st reading (Hansard)
6 September 2018
Lords
1st reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
6 September 2018
Lords

Lords 2nd reading

2nd reading (Hansard)
10 October 2018
Lords
2nd reading (Minutes of (Proceedings)
10 October 2018
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard)
5 November 2018
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
5 November 2018
Lords

Lords Committee stage

Committee: 1st sitting (Hansard)
20 November 2018
Lords
Committee: 1st sitting (Minutes of Proceedings)
20 November 2018
Lords

Lords Report stage

Report stage (Hansard)
11 December 2018
Lords
Report stage (Minutes of Proceedings)
11 December 2018
Lords

Lords 3rd reading

3rd reading (Hansard)
15 January 2019
Lords
3rd reading (Minutes of Proceedings)
15 January 2019
Lords

Commons Consideration of Lords amendments

23 January 2019
Commons

Royal Assent

Royal Assent (Hansard)
12 February 2019
Royal Assent (Minutes of Proceedings)
12 February 2019