Wednesday 12 May 2021 / 8:41 PM Lucy Powell

Lucy Powell comments on the Government’s announcement stripping back Covid rent protections

Lucy Powell MP, Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Housing, commenting on the Government’s announcement stripping back Covid rent protections, said:

“Hundreds of thousands of renters could be made homeless as a result of the pandemic.

“The Government has kicked its key manifesto pledge to protect renters into the long grass. Now, they’re stripping away emergency protections without any plan to prevent an evictions crisis.

“The Housing Secretary must keep his promise that nobody will lose their home because of Coronavirus.”