Teresa Pearce MP

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Labour’s Britain: Regulating private rents

Teresa Pearce MP

A lot is written about the housing crisis, but it’s not just a crisis for those who are homeless or those who are living in overcrowded slums. It’s a crisis for all of us. Decent homes make a decent society and, without a stable home, education and health are affected and family cohesion shattered. The…

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Why it matters: Regulating private rents

Teresa Pearce MP

The word ‘home’ means more than just a roof over your head; it means security, a place of safety, a sense of belonging. But for a large percentage of people now living in insecure private rented accommodation their home provides none of those things. I see in my postbag a growing number of families whose…