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Criminal landlords to be revealed after EHN tribunal victory

Housing

Criminal landlords to be revealed after EHN tribunal victory

EHN reporter22/04/2015 - 13:00

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) will be forced to name criminal landlords after a tribunal ruled in favour of Environmental Health News.

FSA to develop ‘reputational sanctions’

Food Safety

FSA to develop ‘reputational sanctions’

Stuart Spear22/04/2015 - 12.00

The naming and shaming of food businesses of all sizes is set to become a key plank of the Food Standards Agency strategy over the next five years. 

Welsh EH cuts near ‘tipping point’

Regulation

Welsh EH cuts near ‘tipping point’

Will Hatchett22/04/2015 - 12.00

Julie Barratt, CIEH Wales director, has warned that budget cuts are threatening the future delivery of environmental health services in Wales. 

CIEH questions Tory brownfield strategy

Environmental Protection

CIEH questions Tory brownfield strategy

Stuart Spear22/04/2015 - 12.00

The CIEH has labelled the Conservative plans to fund another 400,000 homes on brownfield sites as ‘smoke and mirrors’.

Liverpool selective licensing goes live

Housing

Liverpool selective licensing goes live

Stuart Spear22/04/2015 - 12.00

Liverpool council registers over 32,000 properties and 7,000 landlords after launching UK’s only city-wide compulsory licensing scheme. 

Eight facts you should know about the right to buy

Housing

Eight facts you should know about the right to buy

Tom Wall22/04/2015 - 13:00

The Conservative Party wants to give housing association tenants the right to buy their homes at a discount, funded by the sale of larger council houses.

Landlord fine for house that posed health risk

Housing

Landlord fine for house that posed health risk

Stuart Spear22/04/2015 - 12.00

A Harrogate landlord who did not comply with an improvement notice has been fined £2,700 and ordered to pay £1,445 costs after failing to improve a house that had fallen into serious disrepair.

Landmark decision will help councils

Housing

Landmark decision will help councils

Tom Wall22/04/2015 - 13:00

Housing experts and tenant groups have welcomed the release of a criminal landlords database after EHN successfully appealed against a decision by the Information Commissioner.

Lib Dems: coalition has ‘helped tenants’

Housing

Lib Dems: coalition has ‘helped tenants’

Tom Wall15/04/2015 - 13:00

Communities minister Stephen Williams has claimed in an exclusive video interview with EHN that the coalition has ‘tipped the balance in favour of tenants’.

Coming Events

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Housing

Understanding and applying HHSRS

Wednesday 6 May - London

Housing

7th Annual Housing and Health Conference

Wednesday 13 May - London

Regulation

Statutory Nuisance: Powers and Practice

Thursday 14 May - Sheffield

Environmental Protection

Introducing the Basics of Statutory Nuisance(3)

Thursday 14 May - Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 0FR

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