Members of the Lords, including a professor of social policy and a former member of Newcastle City Council, discussed the key principles and purpose of the Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) Bill during second reading, on 9 January 2018.
Members discussed the key points raised by the bill including the impact of domestic abuse and housing insecurity.
Committee stage, the first chance to amend the bill and make changes, is scheduled for 24 January.
Secure Tenancies (Victims of Domestic Abuse) Bill
The bill seeks to protect the life-time tenancies of people in social housing who are rehoused due to domestic violence.