This month, Chris Norris, NLA Director of Policy and Practice, is hopeful as the government considers a tax break for landlords that the NLA has been recommending for years. The NLA is working closely with ministers to tackle energy-efficiency challenges for landlords and is also trying to find out what Right to Rent will mean … Continue reading NLA in action
The Chancellor surprised everyone by announcing that the Budget would take place on Monday, 29 October, much earlier than expected since Brexit negotiations conclude at the end of November. While the Conservative Party conference earlier this month revealed only a handful of major policy announcements, the Budget is likely to look to strengthen the UK’s … Continue reading What’s in the Budget?
Since the Budget in July we’ve had a number of members call or email in to ask why we haven’t actively promoted the online petition against the Government’s proposals to reduce mortgage interest tax relief. The simple answer that we’ve given to members is we believe the process is a waste of time, and that … Continue reading If you want change, petitions are not the answer
We will fight them on the beaches: addressing the ‘unforeseen’ consequences of the Budget Further to our work mentioned in our previous blog on the issue, the NLA has continued work lobbying on the Budget to address the ‘unforeseen’ consequences, with the loss of mortgage interest tax relief being the major focus of the policy … Continue reading We will fight them on the beaches: addressing the ‘unforeseen’ consequences of the Budget
For some people, (teachers and dare I say Tube staff) the summer months are a time of winding down at work, quiet relaxation and holidays with family and/or friends. For the policy team at the NLA however, the last few months have been very eventful. What are we playing at? No we haven’t been gripped … Continue reading It was better when they forgot all about the PRS