Cost of living crisis: Scotland bans rents – dpa

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aGiven the sharp rise in the cost of living, the Scottish Territorial Government is looking to temporarily freeze rents in the British part of the country.

The Scottish Prime Minister said it was a “humanitarian emergency” and that she would immediately introduce appropriate legislation Nicholas Sturgeon on Tuesday at the regional parliament in Edinburgh. A Scottish National Party (SNP) politician declared that forced evictions should also be banned.

Sturgeon also plans to cap fares at the recently nationalized rail company ScotRail. It must be in force until at least March 2023, the head of government continued.

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Sturgeon, who has been campaigning for independence for her part of the country, is likely to make her announcement just before the inaugural address of the new British prime minister. liz truss not chosen at random. It was expected that the truss, which was appointed to office by the Queen on Tuesday, would soon present a plan on how to limit the recently increased costs of gas and electricity for households and companies.

Sturgeon also called for the truce to stabilize energy prices. These are the responsibility of the central government in London. “The Scottish government doesn’t have the power to stop your energy prices from going up, but we can make sure your rents don’t go up,” Sturgeon said.

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