Squatters react to law change

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By: Tom Leese
Squatters will face up to six months in prison and so-called squatters' rights scrapped as it becomes a criminal offence in England and Wales tomorrow.Ministers said the move would shut the door on squatters once and for all and help protect hard-working homeowners.But campaigners warned that criminalising squatting in residential buildings would lead to an increase in some of the most vulnerable homeless people sleeping rough.
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