‘No-fault’ eviction of tenants must end. But beware unintended consequences | Simon Jenkins

The government is right to curtail landlords’ section 21 powers. But too much regulation could end up hurting the poorestTheresa May’s government can get some things right. The curtailment of landlords’ power to evict tenants for no reason with only ei…

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Facebook urged to disable ‘like’ feature for child users

Proposed rules for child safety on social media include limits on data collectionFacebook and other social media firms should alert children if their parent or carer is monitoring their online activity, under proposed guidelines to improve child intern…

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Council tax debts in England soar 40% in six years

Charities say ‘huge issue’ of arrears is now as big a problem as credit card debtsCouncil tax debts in England have soared by nearly 40% in six years, Guardian research has found, with charities warning these arrears now rival credit card debts as thei…

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