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Tenants in all Scottish uni-owned halls granted rent freeze, but no guarantee for private halls

Tenants’ rights minister Patrick Harvie has said in parliament that tenants in purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) will receive the “same level of protection” from the recently announced rent freeze and eviction moratorium as private tenants. However, it is unclear whether this means that tenants in PBSA will have their rents capped at 6 September levels, […]

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Nuclear power: the solution to all our problems?

Ardent criticism is coming from all factions of parliament on the government’s handling of the energy crisis and with household energy bills possibly topping £5000 next year, this is very much a crisis. However, some of this criticism is misdirected to say the least. Parts of the Labour Party, in the form of the befuddled […]