Jon Primett

Jon Primett is a Labour party member in Kent

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Should we make landlords let to tenants on benefits?

Jon Primett

It was quite astounding to see Eric Pickles stand up in parliament during prime minister’s questions yesterday and claim that landlords and letting agents do not advertise for non-DSS tenants. Were Mr Pickles to open his eyes he would see property advertisements and landlords clearly stating “No DSS” in their advertisements. Once again, we are…


How to regulate private landlords

Jon Primett

It was a very proud moment for me to hear the Labour party leader, Ed Miliband, mention me in his speech to the Fabian New Year Conference last Saturday, following my submission on the Your Britain website. I suggested how Labour should create policy which will deliver a private-rented sector which works positively for families…