Private Rented Sector

Part of Opposition Day — [2nd Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 2:29 pm on 25th June 2014.

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Photo of Ian Mearns Ian Mearns Labour, Gateshead 2:29 pm, 25th June 2014

As a member of the Education Committee, I often hear head teachers and governors talk about churn, mobility and turbulence in their school populations. A big factor in that churn and turbulence is undoubtedly the existence of a great many short-term, six-month tenancies in the private rented sector, but they are used as a matter of course in many neighbourhoods.