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Comparison of tenant deposit schemes in England and Wales

In England and Wales there are three government-approved tenancy deposit schemes (Scotland and Northern Ireland have different schemes). They are Deposit Protection Service (DPS) MyDeposits  Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) Insured vs. custodial scheme Insured scheme: the landlord/agent can hold the tenancy deposits during the term of the tenancy. They need to pay a fee to the deposit scheme to register the deposit. At the end of tenancy, if the tenant raises a dispute, they must transfer the disputed amount to the deposit scheme until the matter is resolved by a free dispute resolution service provided by the scheme or a court.  Custodial scheme: the scheme holds the deposit for the duration of the tenancy. Custodial Schemes is free of charge for the landlord/agent. At the end of tenancy, both parties agree before the deposit can be released to the tenant/landlord. If there is a dispute, the release of deposit will be based on the decision of the free dispute resolution service provided b

The Glasgow Song Lyric

Verse1 Glasgow, my home and my city Glasgow, may your light ever shine Whenever I go I think of you, In my heart you'll always be mine. Verse2 The fish and the ring in the river The bell and the bird in the tree Our city will flourish forever Saint Mungo's sweet gift to me Chorus Oh, oh Glasgow, Glasgow, you are there for me Glasgow, Glasgow, So I'll be there for you Verse3 Come rain or come shine we're still smiling Our pride and our passion to see With open arms well will welcome Our city of harmony  Chorus Oh, oh Glasgow, Glasgow, you are there for me Glasgow, Glasgow, So I'll be there for you Instrumental Verse4 Hampden and the old firm glory No matter what sport that you find When the Commanwealth games come around Our dear green place will be kind Chorus Oh, oh Glasgow, Glasgow, you are there for me Glasgow, Glasgow, So I'll be there for you Oh, oh Glasgow, Glasgow, you belong to me Oh, oh Glasgow, Glasgow, so I belong