HC Deb 12 May 1987 vol 116 c240 7.20 pm
The Solicitor-General for Scotland (Mr. Peter Fraser)

I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time.

This is a consolidation measure which consolidates certain enactments relating to housing in Scotland and incorporates amendments to give effect to certain recommendations of the Scottish Law Commission. Apart from those amendments the Bill makes no change in the existing law.

The Bill has been considered by the Joint Committee on Consolidation of Bills, and it will be recollected that its proceedings were reported to the House by my hon. Friend the Member for Holland with Boston (Sir R. Body). The Joint Committee said that there was no point to which the attention of Parliament should be drawn, and I commend the Bill to the House.

Question put and agreed to.

Bill read a Second time.

Bill committed to a Committee of the whole House.—[Mr. Lennox-Boyd.]

Bill immediately considered in Committee; reported, without amendments; read the Third time, and passed, without amendment.