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 Lansley consistently voted against restrictions on fees charged to tenants by letting agents
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On 14 May 2013:
Lord Lansley voted against calling 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 Lansley voted not to ban letting agents charging tenants, or prospective tenants, fees.
On 16 Jun 2014:
Lord Lansley voted against requiring a report on the detriment caused to tenants by letting agent fees and the steps the government intends to take to prohibit fees that cause detriment to tenants.
On 25 Jun 2014:
Lord Lansley voted against banning letting agent fees, against making three year tenancies the default in the private rented sector and against action on excessive rent rises during longer tenancies.
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