Baroness Blake of Leeds moved Motion 187A, as an amendment to the motion that this House do agree with the Commons in their Amendment 187, at end to insert “and do propose Amendment 187B instead of the words so left out of the Bill—
187B Before Clause 205, insert the following new Clause—
“Energy Performance statement
(1) The Secretary of State must, before the end of the period of 6 months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed, lay before Parliament a statement setting out how His Majesty’s Government intends—
(a) to achieve EPC band C or better—
(i) by 2028, in all privately rented residential tenancies, and
(ii) by 2035, in all other homes in the United Kingdom,
where practical, technically feasible, cost effective and affordable,
(b) to achieve EPC band B or better by 2030 in all non-domestic properties, and
(c) to introduce the Future Homes Standard for all new-builds in England by 2025.
(2) The Secretary of State must review, and if subsequently required, by regulations revise—
(a) the level of the cost cap in the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 (S.I.2019/595), and
(b) the penalties imposed on landlords of domestic private rented sector property in the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 (S.I. 2015/962).
(3) The Secretary of State must, in developing the content of the statement under subsection (1), consult the Climate Change Committee and its sub-committee on adaptation.””