The government has proposed a ban on letting agent fees in the Queen's Speech following calls from the Liberal Democrats.
Liberal Democrat peer Olly Grender, who introduced a Private Members' Bill last year calling for a ban on letting fees, commented
“I am absolutely delighted that a ban on unfair letting fees is now finally being proposed as law.
“We saw from the tragedy at Grenfell Tower that tenants’ rights have been ignored for far too long.
“It’s time we made them a much greater priority, including by introducing a public register of rogue landlords.”