Jon Cruddas is backing a Bill being introduced by Labour MP Karen Buck this Friday 19 January which will give renters a new legal right to ensure their home is ‘fit for human habitation’.

The new legislation, long campaigned for by Labour, could help renters in thousands of dangerously unfit properties across London.

Today (Friday 28/10) Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham is in parliament for the 2nd reading of the Homelessness Bill. The central parts of the Homelessness Reduction Bill would strengthen the duties local councils have to people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. The main part of the Bill legislates for:

Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has pledged his full support to stop the Government from reintroducing Fox Hunting in England and Wales.  The vote due to take place next Wednesday could see the 2004 hunting act overturned with the Tory led Government having a 12 seat majority.