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Labour would ‘tilt the balance towards tenants’

Housing

Labour would ‘tilt the balance towards tenants’

Tom Wall17/09/2014 - 13:00

A Labour government would shift power from landlords to tenants to create a more stable European-style rental market, the shadow-housing minister Emma Reynolds has told EHN in an exclusive interview.

Retaliatory evictions could be outlawed

Housing

Retaliatory evictions could be outlawed

Tom Wall17/09/2014 - 13:00

The government backs private members bill to prevent landlords evicting tenants who complain about unhealthy and dangerous conditions.

Uncertainty over independent Scotland

Public Health

Uncertainty over independent Scotland

Stuart Spear17/09/2014 - 12.00

Confusion over currency and EU membership are being echoed in the uncertainties a yes vote will bring to environmental health.

FPH president faces investigation

Public Health

FPH president faces investigation

Corin Williams17/09/2014 - 13:00

Faculty of Public Health president John Ashton stands down while the FPH investigates claims he used offensive language on Twitter.

Council considers cutting statutory duties

Public Health

Council considers cutting statutory duties

Corin Williams17/09/2014 - 12.00

Thurrock Council has put forward proposals to stop some of its environmental health services prescribed by legislation, as part of an attempt to save £37m.

Nine of the best EH TV shows

Environmental Protection

Nine of the best EH TV shows

EHN17/09/2014 - 13:00

It is surprising what compelling television environmental health makes. There have been plethora of successful shows - that have on occasion caught the nation’s imagination.

Food owner given six months for obstruction

Food Safety

Food owner given six months for obstruction

Stuart Spear17/09/2014 - 12.00

The owner of a cockroach-infested restaurant has been given a six month suspended sentence for obstructing EHPs along with a further month for food hygiene offences.

CIEH adds to criticism of government’s green credentials

Environmental Protection

CIEH adds to criticism of government’s green credentials

Stuart Spear17/09/2014 - 12.00

The CIEH adds the decimation of the contaminated land regime, increases in water pollution and environmental staffing cuts to list of government environmental failings.

Wales testing lab closed

Public Health

Wales testing lab closed

Corin Williams17/09/2014 - 12.00

Cardiff Scientific Services, a food testing laboratory that received funding from Cardiff Council, has been closed down.

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