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Labour calls for new Clean Air Act and child obesity strategy

Regulation

Labour calls for new Clean Air Act and child obesity strategy

Stuart Spear17/05/2017 - 12:55

The Labour Party manifesto published this week contains key environmental health policies including a new clean air act and a new childhood obesity strategy to be published within a hundred days of taking office.

Lib Dems plan ban on diesel sales by 2025

Regulation

Lib Dems plan ban on diesel sales by 2025

Stuart Spear17/05/2017 - 16:36

The Liberal Democrats have said that they would ban the sale of all diesel cars and vans in the UK from 2025.

Council weed killer ban would cost £228m

Environmental Protection

Council weed killer ban would cost £228m

Katie Coyne17/05/2017 - 13:17

A pesticides industry body has warned that banning a common weed killer could add £228m to the UK’s council tax bill.

London Mayor claims new housing powers

Housing

London Mayor claims new housing powers

Will Hatchett17/05/2017 - 13:31

Rhona Brown, GLA private rented sector programme manager, told a CIEH conference, that London Mayor Sadiq Khan is seeking new powers.

Wiltshire swingers' party house shut down

Environmental Protection

Wiltshire swingers' party house shut down

Katie Coyne17/05/2017 - 13:24

A house hosting swingers parties in Wiltshire has been shut down by the council.

CIEH plans to work with next government

Environmental Protection

CIEH plans to work with next government

Stuart Spear17/05/2017 - 13:45

The CIEH will be calling on the next government to publish a new Clean Air Act as part of a raft of new environmental health measures.

Call for councils to claim rent from rogue landlords

Housing

Call for councils to claim rent from rogue landlords

Wil Hatchett17/05/2017 - 13:55

A housing expert has urged private housing enforcers to apply for rent repayment orders (RROs) against rogue landlords.

MPs ‘too slow and too weak’ to tackle public health challenges

Public Health

MPs ‘too slow and too weak’ to tackle public health challenges

Stuart Spear17/05/2017 - 14:03

Politicians are failing to tackle a public health crisis born out of stubbornly high rates of obesity, smoking rates and alcohol abuse.

Rugby landlord handed £41K bill and two-year ban

Housing

Rugby landlord handed £41K bill and two-year ban

Katie Coyne17/05/2017 - 13:10

A rogue Rugby landlord has been ordered to pay £41,000 and given a two-year borough wide ban for a string of offences under the Housing Act.

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