Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
22 April 2013
West London Socialist Party members are out campaigning against the bedroom tax, and last week organised a meeting
13 March 2013
From April the 'bedroom tax' will mean that social housing tenants with spare rooms will have their benefits cut, writes Paul Kershaw.
20 June 2012
Many people may have been pleasantly surprised recently to see in newspaper headlines that "child poverty is down"...
9 May 2012
iPads for MPs: Up to £660. That's how much the gadget of the moment, the iPad, will set you back. Months of hard saving for most of us - but not if you're an MP. 70 MPs have already claimed expenses for an iPad
11 January 2012
The cumulative effect of unemployment, a shortage of affordable housing and the cuts to housing benefit is turning the clock backwards on housing, writes Alison Hill.
17 August 2011
On Friday 12 August Tory-controlled Wandsworth council in London threatened a parent with eviction whose son has appeared in court
23 February 2011
JANE IS in her 40s. Arthritis, heart disease, constant pain and a host of other problems led to her early retirement. She lives on benefits - primarily Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for her care and...
8 December 2010
The Con-Dem government plans a 63% cut in funding for social house building. They want to remove security of tenure for new social housing tenants and are introducing massive cuts in housing benefit...
1 September 2010
THE CON-Dem coalition claims that their 'progressive' cuts hit hardest at the rich and that they 'shield' poor families from the effects of austerity...
10 February 2010
WHILE PRIVILEGED MPs and City fat cat bankers appear to have public funds coming out of their ears, millions of low paid workers are missing out on their entitlement to tax credits and housing benefit, amounting to a staggering £16 billion a year...
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