No-fault evictions to be banned in England

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“It was just a horrible shock” -Alicia Powell was evicted after complaining about a leak Private landlords will no longer be able to evict tenants at short notice without good reason under new plans. The government says it wants to protect renters from “unethical” landlords and give […]

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Right to food ‘should be enshrined in Scots Law’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The right to food is currently enshrined in international human rights law The human right to food should be put into Scots Law to protect people from rising insecurity, a report to the Scottish government suggests. The Scottish Human Rights Commission believes the move “would help tackle health inequalities”. […]

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Brexit: Conservatives and Labour continue talks

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Michael Gove and John McDonnell have been involved in the talks The government and Labour have held further talks aimed at breaking the deadlock in Parliament over Brexit. Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell said discussions with cabinet ministers David Lidington and Michael Gove had been “positive” and “constructive”. He added that […]

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