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Financial and Social Emergency Support Package

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:34 pm on 25th March 2020.

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Photo of Matt Western Matt Western Opposition Whip (Commons) 1:34 pm, 25th March 2020

I thank my right hon. Friend for giving way. He is making a powerful speech. Just last week, the Prime Minister assured us that he was bringing forward legislation to protect private renters from eviction. Pauline, a 76-year-old in my constituency, received a letter two days later saying that she would be evicted on 13 May. She has been in that property for 13 years and has paid her rent every month on time. How on earth is she supposed to find another property if she is not even allowed out of the house?