Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
12 April 2018
John Postons (Bristol North branch) who was once homeless will introduce this discussion
14 March 2018
The Socialist Inbox: International Women's Day letters to the Socialist's editors.
28 February 2018
Do you have something to say? Letters to the Socialist's editors. Blairite councillors attack homeless; universal credit protest; tide is turning on anti-cuts fights
28 February 2018
We shamed the council into withdrawing the attack - which apparently were all 'just a mistake' anyway - but they should be ashamed
14 February 2018
Royal wedding homeless clearance: The Tory leader of the council, Simon Dudley, decided the police needed to get rid of homeless people using the Vagrancy Act of 1824
24 January 2018
For the past year and a half the Tory government has been waging a war against European Economic Area (EEA) nationals, including locking up those citizens en masse, without charge and indefinitely. Not in the mainstream news? Of course not, those affected were largely from eastern Europe and were homeless.
24 January 2018
No charges to residents! Cladding off now!: Residents in the 'Citiscape' housing complex in Croydon, south London, have learnt that tests revealed the cladding on their block poses the same fire hazard as Grenfell Tower.
3 January 2018
Over 60,000 homes in England and Wales have been vacant for more than two years. At the same time, 9,100 people live in tents. And in London alone around 9,000 'beds in sheds' fill secret slums.
6 December 2017
The shocking death of a 32-year-old rough sleeper in Cardiff should have spurred emergency housing action - instead authorities are cracking down on homeless people themselves
29 November 2017
Uni boss's raise v our lost wages; no tax for Cadbury's and food price hikes for us; model's mansion v fines for homeless
26 July 2017
120,000 children are currently in temporary accommodation according to the Local Government Association (LGA)
28 June 2017
Between 400 and 600 people lived in Grenfell Tower - but it had just 200 bedrooms
21 June 2017
No justice - no peace! No safety - no rent! Communities can organise to force proper safety checks
26 April 2017
Over 200,000 homes in England sat empty for at least six months last year, according to investment firm Property Partner's analysis of government figures
12 April 2017
Tory caps on housing benefits have left thousands of families with only 50p a week for rent.
5 April 2017
A recent meeting of Waltham Forest Housing Action, set up by the local trades council, heard from several housing campaigns and people affected by the housing crisis. One was Claire Murphy, who told her story.
29 March 2017
Homelessness agencies, including St Mungos, are identified as complicit in immigration raids and a process that results in some of London's most vulnerable people "disappearing into a nightmare of indefinite detention and deportation."
8 March 2017
Bradford Socialist Party members were in attendance along with other activists at the lobby of the council on 23 February outside Bradford city hall. Some Labour councillors came and talked to us as we attempted to persuade them to set a no-cuts budget.
11 January 2017
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us.
14 December 2016
Homelessness in the UK has reached epidemic proportions. Homelessness in Doncaster is no worse than other towns but a few enterprising folk have set up a tent city to protect the town's homeless.
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