Landlord case makes legal history – ARLA Propertymark

A Wales based landlord pleaded guilty to harassing a tenant, which is the first time a case of this nature has been brought to the Crown Court and received a six-month jail term suspended for two years. The court heard how Matthew Betty, between December 2018 and May 2019, conducted a campaign of harassment against

Landlord who harassed Bangor mum to leave home gets suspended sentence – Belfast Telegraph

A landlord who admitted harassing a mum to leave her rented Bangor home has avoided prison. atthew Betty was given a six-month jail term suspended for two years. It is thought to be the first case of its kind in Northern Ireland, if not the UK. The landmark case brought by Ards and North Down

Pub owner twice flouted Covid rules – Belfast Telegraph

The landlord of a pub in Co Antrim faces fines of up to £20,000 after he admitted two breaches of Covid health regulations yesterday. ntrim Magistrates Court, sitting in Ballymena, heard that 56-year-old Noel Colm McKenna was admitting all five charges against him. These were two breaches of Covid regulations, as well as engaging in

Northern Ireland eviction protections extended until end of September – Inside Housing

The Northern Ireland Executive has announced it is extending the legislation put in place to protect private renters from eviction until 30 September. Communities minister Deirdre Hargey (picture: Northern Ireland Executive) Sharelines The Northern Ireland Executive has announced it is extending the legislation put in place to protect private renters from eviction until 30 September

Has Matt Hancock removed picture of his local pub amid Covid croynism row? – Daily Mail

Now you see it, now you don’t! Matt Hancock REMOVES picture of his local pub from study wall amid Covid croynism row as he defends handing £30milllion contracts to former landlord now under investigationAlex Bourne probed by Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory AgencyHis company Hinpack has supplied NHS with millions of NHS Covid testsA law

Supreme Court deals blow to Trump, won't halt turnover of tax records – Yahoo News UK

The Telegraph Matt Hancock’s ex-neighbour investigated by medical watchdog after winning £30m Covid contract Matt Hancock’s former neighbour and pub landlord is being investigated by the UK’s medical watchdog after winning a £30 million Covid contract, it has been revealed. A packaging firm owned by Alex Bourne is the subject of inquiries by the Medicines and

Landlords evicting hundreds during lockdown with government’s new ‘eviction ban’ loopholes – The Independent

Hundreds of renters have been thrown out of their homes in the middle of lockdown after the government caved in to landlord lobbying and introduced loopholes to its eviction ban. New figures show eviction attempts by landlords doubled during the winter coronavirus lockdown, while more than 500 households were forced out by county court bailiffs.

Distraught mum of electrocuted boy, 7, breaks down as electrician CLEARED of manslaughter over pub beer – The Irish Sun

THE heartbroken mum of a boy who died after being electrocuted outside an East London pub wept in court today as an electrician was cleared of his manslaughter. Harvey Tyrrell, 7, was shocked after sitting on lights on the wall of a pub beer garden while holding onto a metal railing in September 2018. 5

Government extends eviction ban until end of March, but loopholes for landlords to remain – The Independent

The government will extend its eviction ban for another month, ministers have announced – but loopholes for landlords will stay in place. Most renters will now be protected from bailiffs until 31 March after another decision made just a week before the lapse of the current period. But campaigners point to exemptions that are already

Renters demand government replace ‘fake’ Covid eviction ban with the real thing – The Independent

The housing secretary has been accused of running a “fake eviction ban” after it emerged some tenants are still being hauled in front of courts and threatened with homelessness because of missed rent. Robert Jenrick promised in March that nobody who lost income because of the pandemic would be forced out of their home –