§ The Lord Chancellor (Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone)
My Lords, I beg to introduce a Bill to consolidate the Housing Acts except those provisions consolidated in the Housing Associations Act 1985 and the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 and certain related provisions, with amendments, to give effect to recommendations of the Law Commission. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.
§ Moved, That the Bill be now read a first time.—(The Lord Chancellor.)
§ On Question, Bill read a first time, and to be printed.