Letting Agent Fees
There have been votes in Parliament on if letting agent fees, charged to tenants, ought be more strongly regulated or even banned.
Lord Darling of Roulanish generally voted for restrictions on fees charged to tenants by letting agents
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On 14 May 2013:
Lord Darling of Roulanish voted to call on the Government to take real action on jobs, affordable accommodation, rising energy and water bills, the costs of travel to work.
On 13 May 2014:
Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Consumer Rights Bill — New Clause 22 — Ban on Letting Agents Charging Tenants Fees
On 16 Jun 2014:
Lord Darling of Roulanish was absent for a vote on Consumer Rights Bill — New Clause 30 — Report on Detriment Caused by Letting Agent Fees and Plans to Prohibit Detrimental Fees
On 25 Jun 2014:
Lord Darling of Roulanish voted to ban letting agent fees, to make three year tenancies the default in the private rented sector and for action on excessive rent rises during longer tenancies.
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