Politics and Policy

By Laura Sharman | September 24, 2018

Healey unveils council tax levy on holiday homes

Healey unveils council tax levy on holiday homes

Labour would double council tax on second homes to help families living in temporary accommodation, shadow housing secretary John Healey is expected to announce later today.

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British citizens ‘largest nationality’ recorded in slavery figures

British citizens are for the first time the largest nationality recorded as potential victims in the national trafficking and modern slavery figures.

Council fined £120,000 for data breach

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has been fined £120,000 after unlawfully publishing the details of people who owned empty properties in the borough.

Council’s legal challenge to Dorset reorganisation to proceed to High Court

Christchurch Borough Council has been given permission to take its case against local government reorganisation in Dorset to the High Court.

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