HC Deb 02 March 1989 vol 148 c409

Mr. Clive Soley presented a Bill to amend the Housing Act 1985 and the Housing Act 1988 to make better provision for housing homeless people; to limit the period of time during which homeless people may be accommodated in bed and breakfast hotels; to regulate the charges which may be made for such accommodation; to provide for the regular inspection of bed and breakfast hotels used to accommodate homeless people and to prohibit the use of accommodation which does not satisfy prescribed health, fire, safety and space standards; to extend protection from eviction to homeless people accommodated for a period of time in such hotels; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time on Friday 7 April and to be printed. [Bill 91.]