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Crackdown on bailiffs unveiled

New laws will be introduced next year to regulate the bailiff industry and protect vulnerable debtors, the government has announced.

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Bailiff reform needs to get to the 'heart' of the issues

New laws aimed at clamping down on aggressive bailiffs will be introduced next year, the government has said.

Speaking to ITV Daybreak, Peter Tutton of the debt charity 'Step Change', said that it is important the Government focuses on bailiffs, but worries the reform will not get to the heart of the matter.

Bailiffs will be banned from using fear or force to collect debt under legislation to clean up the industry and protect the vulnerable.

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