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Have you given him notice in wirting?
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Why do you think your lodger agreement is 'illegal'? Does your tenancy agreement expressly deny you the opportunity to have a lodger?
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My name's Lea - it's in my first post. :o)
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Have you notified your landlord that you have a lodger?
My first suggestion was that you tell the landlord, but as you have told the agents that is excellent, and they are clearly supportive. Your tenancy agreement actually doesn't prohibit subletting or lodgers it says you have to have permission, and now that you have notified the agents and they are supportive you don't need to worry about the lodger's threats anymore.
If you have given this lodger appropriate notice, then you can change the locks on the day that notice ends. It is perfectly legal to do so and the police have no jurisdiction over this as it is a civil matter not criminal (unless there is abreach of peace etc.)
If the landlord's agents have said you can have a lodger then the agreement is perfectly legal...and even if you were not supposed to sublet, that is a matter between you and your landlord, nothing to do with your lodger. Your lodger doesn't have any extra rights - he's an excluded occupier.
You have to give him reasonable notice - so if your agreement says two months, then it'll have to be two months. The alternative, if he is violent or aggressive, is to have him arrested and removed.
They are willing to help you get rid of him, that is the only thing that matters - accept their help, get the locks changed.
You didn't have the right to give him an agreement, so it is not a legal document in that sense. He should not be there.
No, once he is evicted his rights are over.
You do, of course, have to give him his belongings.
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Keep safe and if he causes any fear to you then call the police.