Daily Mirror: The #Conservative Party just voted down a rule requiring landlords to make homes fit for human habitation

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The Tories just voted down a rule requiring landlords to make homes fit for human habitation

Labour’s Teresa Pearce called for the new rules to be added to the housing bill forcing landlords to make their properties safe

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The rule would have forced landlords to make homes fit to live in                           Getty

Tory MPs today voted down a rule that would have forced landlords to ensure their properties were fit for human habitation.

Shadow housing minister Teresa Pearce called for the new rules to be added to the new Housing Bill, currently being rammed through Parliament by the Government.

The new rules would require all private sector landlords to make sure their properties are fit for people to live in.

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