• Short Summary

    An MP calls for changes to the New Rent Act which is creating problems for tenants.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Rent Act - Don't Evict! Says Tory MP".


    GV Houses of Parliament. SV Mr Robert Jenkins, Conservative MP for Dulwich leaving House of Commons. CU Mr Jenkins.

    GV West End flats. LV Another block of West End flats. GV Large block of flats.

    GV Dulwich High Street. CU Sign post "Dulwich Village". GV Block of flats in Dulwich.

    LV Mr. Jenkins walking along pavement, he enters gate to interview old couple.

    CU sign "Roseway". SV Mr. Jenkins talking to old couple (James and Alice Smith) in doorway. CU Old couple in doorway.

    GV Major Belcher's house. SV Mr Jenkins walks along pavement towards house.

    SV Major Belcher & Jenkins shake hands and walk up path. SV Int. Jenkins and Major Belcher enter and sit down.

    SV They are talking together on settee. SV Mr Jenkins speaking "Well is there any alternative to notice to quit?" "Well the landlord has offered to sell me the house for £3,700 but I just can't afford it. CU's Mr. Jenkins asking Major Belcher various questions. GV Ext. Dulwich ext. CU Bill Symon interviewing Mr Jenkins about problems caused by the new Rent Act.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:40:00 / 01:06:29:00

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