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Please can you confirm prior to signing the agreement the landlady agreed to undertake such tasks before you moved in and her agreement influenced you decision to sign the tenancy agreement.
From the circumstance described it appears the landlady's conduct prior to signing the tenancy agreement could be deemed a misleading action which likely influenced you to sign the tenancy agreement. Misleading action as described can be deemed an unfair trading practices, which is prohibited by the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Regulations 2014. The law states that where someone has entered into a contract as a result of a misleading action or aggressive practice, redress under this civil law may be obtained through the right to unwind the contract, a discount and/or damages. In order to claim this right, you must inform the landlady (or landlord's agent) that you want to reject the contract within 90 days.
Further I suggest you reject her request for £117 given my comments above and remind the landlady of your rights under law. Assuming she does not accept your position, you can file a complaint against her by contacting the local council.
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I would say so and the landlady excuse is not good enough.
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