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Government announces 'fairer deal' for pub landlords

The Government has announced long-awaited plans to tackle complaints about landlords "tied" to large pub companies, saying they will now be protected from unfair treatment.

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Pub landlord: Government plans are 'a bit of a letdown'

New government legislation to give landlords more power in solving disputes with pub companies have been described as "a bit of a letdown" by one pub landlord who has been campaigning for change for several years.

"We're pleased to an extent, it's the building blocks but it's a bit of a letdown. At the end of the day it's a starting point which we've been waiting for for an awfully long time," said Simon Clark.

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