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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2014-06-04more like thismore than 2014-06-04
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Department for Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property answering dept id 7 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Communities and Local Government more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Communities and Local Government more like this
star this property hansard heading Letting Agents: Fees and Charges more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what consultation he has had with local authorities about the extension of fines to letting agents who fail to publish their fees tariff in full. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Islington North remove filter
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Jeremy Corbyn more like this
star this property uin 199072 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2014-06-10more like thismore than 2014-06-10
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>Requiring letting agents to be transparent about their fees will prevent the small minority of rogue agents from imposing unreasonable, hidden charges. This common sense approach avoids excessive state regulation which would just push up rents for tenants. This and mandatory membership of redress schemes will give local authorities the tools they need to weed out the cowboys that give agents a bad name; and drive up standards.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>We have not received particular representations from local authorities on this issue. We will undertake a New Burdens assessment in due course in the usual way.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Keighley more like this
star this property answering member printed Kris Hopkins more like this
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199070 more like this
199071 remove filter
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less than 2014-06-10T15:35:57.1672953Zmore like thisremove minimum value filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kris Hopkins more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jeremy Corbyn more like this