Evictions: Coronavirus

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 9th October 2020.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Labour, Hemsworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, if he will introduce a temporary ban on evictions in areas subject to local covid-19 lockdown restrictions.

Photo of Chris Philp Chris Philp The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The Government is clear that evictions should not be carried out in areas that are subject to a local lockdown that includes a restriction on gatherings in homes. This position has been set out in HMCTS’ operational guidance for County Court bailiffs and the High Court Enforcement Officers’ Association has confirmed to the Lord Chancellor that its members will also adhere to this approach.

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