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Housing minister claims buy to let tax changes will only affect 20% of landlords

26 January, 20170 Comments
Housing minister Gavin Barwell says recent changes to buy to let mortgage interest relief and stamp duty will only affect a small proportion of landlords. According to an ARLA report from a meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Private Rented Sector earlier this month – attended by Barwell – the minister quoted
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New housing minister is well known landlord licensing critic

22 July, 20160 Comments
The newly appointed housing minister is a well known critic of local authority licensing schemes governing the private rental sector, say the RLA. The association has discovered the views that Barwell, MP for Croydon Central, expressed when the local authority governing his own constituency was introducing landlord licensing in the past. Arguing that landlord licensing
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New housing minister announced

18 July, 20160 Comments
As part of Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle we now have a new Minister for Housing; Gavin Barwell. Replacing Brandon Lewis in the cabinet shakeup, the Croydon Central MP has joined the team at the Department for Communities and Local Government led by Sajid Javid. Barwell tweeted: “Looking forward to working with councils, housing associations, developers
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