Landlords who put lives at risk ‘should be jailed’, councils say

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Landlords who put lives at risk ‘should be jailed’, councils say Landlords who commit housing offences must face tougher punishments, including jail sentences, the Local Government Association (LGA) has said. The LGA, which represents councils in England and Wales, said … Continue reading

Inspections into council child abuse failings ‘are too narrow’

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From the Yorkshire Post: Inspections into council child abuse failings ‘are too narrow’ Every organisation involved in tackling child abuse and neglect should be subjected to examinations by Ofsted inspectors, local government leaders claimed today. The Local Government Association (LGA), … Continue reading