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Podcast: Evictions ban extended by government

Landlords will not be able to evict renters from their homes for another month.

The government announced the decision this afternoon, following pressure from councils and charities who warned almost half a million vulnerable families could be at risk of losing their homes.

We hear from Peter Fleming, leader of Sevenoaks council, who says the change is a good idea but there are also wider pressures to resolve. 

Also in the podcast: Kent’s first environmental boss tell us the county can become ‘green’ by 2050 – despite plans for major infrastructure developments.