Decision details


Decision Maker: Housing Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved


The Council had reviewed its tenancy arrangements in 2017-2018 and an independent legal options review was undertaken.


In January 2018 the Housing Committee had resolved a recommendation that included the introduction of introductory tenancies, which for general needs tenancies, became five year fixed term tenancies after the initial 12-month introductory tenancy period. The Committee debated the merits of fixed term tenancies but the government’s change in emphasis noted.


A recorded vote was proposed by Councillor S J Carr and seconded by Councillor T Hallam. The voting was as follows:





B C Carr


L A Ball BEM

S J Carr


J C Goold

T A Cullen


E Kerry

T Hallam


H G Khaled MBE

H E Skinner


J M Owen

C M Tideswell


P J Owen

E Williamson




RESOLVED that the statutory process of consultation to end Fixed Term Tenancies be commenced with affected tenants and that Fixed Term Tenancies no longer be offered to new tenants of the Council.



Publication date: 30/07/2020

Date of decision: 18/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 18/09/2019 - Housing Committee

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