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Annual rent increase cap is focus of Labour campaign launch

A future Labour government would cap rent increases in the private sector and scrap letting fees to estate agents to give a "fairer deal" to tenants, Ed Miliband says.

The Labour leader pledged to end "excessive" rent rises when he launched his party's campaign for local council and European elections.

He also called for longer, securer tenancies and rental charges of up to £500 to be axed.

Nick Robinson reports.

  • 01 May 2014
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