HL Deb 20 May 1970 vol 310 cc1055-6

2.58 p.m.


My Lords, I have it in command from Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales to acquaint the House that they, having been informed of the purport of the Agriculture Bill, have consented to place their interests so far as they are concerned on behalf of the Crown, the Duchy of Lancaster and the Duchy of Cornwall at the disposal of Parliament for the purposes of the Bill.

My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a third time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read 3a.—(Lord Beswick.)

On Question, Bill read 3a, with the Amendments.

LORD BELSTEAD moved Amendment No. 1: After Clause 99, insert the following new clause:

Further provisions as to recovery of possession of redundant farmhouses in England and Wales

".Part II of Schedule 3 to the Rent Act 1968 (cases in which a court in England or Wales must order posession of a dwelling-house subject to a regulated tenancy) shall be amended by adding at the end—

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