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Asylum seeker wins substantial damages from Southwark council after being illegally evicted and having his possessions destroyed

21 October, 20140 Comments
A Sudanese asylum seeker has won substantial damages after Southwark Council housing officers illegally evicted him, destroyed all of his possessions and tried to cover it up. Judge Anthony Thornton said that the man, who is referred to only as AA, was entitled to substantial damages from Southwark council for what he suffered. AA had
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Yet again, one law for tenants and another law for landlords

18 October, 20130 Comments
This week Eric Pickles has announced that millions of tenants will get a better deal when they rent a home, under new plans to help hardworking people. An ambitious package of proposals has been released by the Secretary of State to ensure England’s 9 million private renting tenants are protected from being ripped off by
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