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Convicted landlords revealed

Housing

Convicted landlords revealed

Tom Wall23/07/2015 - 07:30

A database containing the names of hundreds of convicted private landlords has been made public for the first time following EHN’s landmark legal victory over the Ministry of Justice and Information Commissioner.

Fines for bad landlords ‘too low’

Housing

Fines for bad landlords ‘too low’

Tom Wall23/07/2015 - 07:30

Campaigners have urged to courts to impose higher fines after EHN’s analysis revealed that rogue landlords had only been fined a total of £3m.

Licensing pushes up prosecution rates

Housing

Licensing pushes up prosecution rates

Tom Wall23/07/2015 - 07:31

Councils using East London magistrate courts have prosecuted 256 landlords - more than councils in 66 other local justice areas combined.

Council outlines mill tragedy investigations

Health and Safety

Council outlines mill tragedy investigations

Corin Williams22/07/2015 - 13:29

Cheshire East Council has said the wood flour mill in Bosley, the scene of a huge explosion on 17 July that has resulted in a number of fatalities, had been visited by officers twice over the past year.

E. coli illnesses linked to cooked meat

Food Safety

E. coli illnesses linked to cooked meat

Corin Williams22/07/2015 - 13:49

Durham County Council and Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council EHOs are helping with an investigation into an E. coli O157 outbreak associated with two butchers shops.

Explore the landlord data

Housing

Explore the landlord data

Tom Wall23/07/2015 - 07:36

EHN publishes the full convicted landlord database for the first time with interactive maps, timelines, prosecutions records and overall trends.

Unlicensed HMO landlord fined

Housing

Unlicensed HMO landlord fined

Corin Williams22/07/2015 - 13:53

An evasive landlord who failed to carry out gas safety checks for an HMO he was running illegally has been penalised following a prosecution by Kensington and Chelsea EHOs.

County to split from regulatory partnership

Regulation

County to split from regulatory partnership

Corin Williams22/07/2015 - 14:00

A struggling environmental health and trading standards partnership is to be dissolved and re-launched without Worcestershire County Council.

Local authority says statutory duties at risk

Food Safety

Local authority says statutory duties at risk

Corin Williams15/07/2015 - 15:11

Derby City Council is considering reducing its food safety budget by 18 per cent and has warned that it may not be able to sustain its overall statutory responsibilities.

Coming Events

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Environmental Protection

Achieving Private Water Supplies Compliance: Enforcement Decisions and Options

Tuesday 8 September - Scunthorpe

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Understanding and applying HHSRS

Tuesday 8 September - Leeds

Environmental Protection

Artificial light: Planning to protect amenity

Wednesday 9 September - Birmingham

Environmental Protection

Achieving Private Water Supplies Compliance: Enforcement Decisions and Options

Friday 11 September - Braintree, Essex

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