Ah! So this is how the Tories managed to ensure that private rented homes may continue to be unfit for human habitation.

It seems it was the first use of “English votes for English laws”, also known as EVEL.

Or should that be “EVIL”?

New “English votes for English laws” rules have been implemented in the House of Commons for the first time.

Conservative MPs cheered as English and Welsh members prepared to give their consent to parts of the Housing and Planning Bill that only apply to their constituencies.

Housing Minister Brandon Lewis said he was “very proud” to be implementing the reforms.

Source: ‘English votes’ rules used for first time in House of Commons – BBC News

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