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Short Term Holiday Let Licensing Scheme

EDM (Early Day Motion) 632: tabled on 29 November 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 17 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the scale and growth in properties operating as short term holiday lets and the adverse impact this is having on the availability of housing in some urban, rural and coastal communities; calls on the Government to bring forward legislation to allow local authorities to introduce local licensing schemes to determine standards and place limits on short term holiday lets; further calls on the Government to allow local authorities to determine the terms for holding a license including the license fee, health and safety standards, terms of operation, and penalties for those in breach of licensing terms including fines and termination of licenses; and calls on the Government to empower local authorities to determine areas where the granting of new short term holiday let licenses will be restricted.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.