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Mears workers halt their strike

06 February 2018
Housing maintenance workers employed by Mears in Manchester returned to work on Monday after a long-running strike.

A powerful meeting demands justice for Grenfell

01 February 2018
An important meeting injected urgency into the Justice4Grenfell campaign

Property bosses and Labour right are scared of the revolt against redevelopments

01 February 2018
A shiver of fear is running through the boardrooms of property developers—and the cabals of right wing Labour councillors.

Southwark protest sees developers’ plans thwarted

31 January 2018
Southwark council’s planning committee has postponed a crucial decision about the future of the Elephant and Castle shopping centre in south London.

Residents are told to pay up or burn

30 January 2018
Landlords and building managers are still dragging their feet over essential fire safety work in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire.

After Claire Kober quits in Haringey - turn the tables on pro-cuts Labour councils

30 January 2018
Defeat for the Labour right in Haringey could spur wider resistance, writes Alistair Farrow

The Haringey Development Vehicle is on the ropes - now fight to put it down for good

25 January 2018
The HDV is a 'social cleansing' redevelopment affecting seven estates and 4,000 households. A demo and vote on 7 February could kill it.

Seize every chance to defeat the Haringey social cleansing plan

20 January 2018
The fight against the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) continues to expose the contradictions inside the Labour Party.

Elephant and Castle campaigners tell developers to pack their bags

17 January 2018
A strong campaign pressured the Southwark council planning committee to vote down proposals to redevelop the Elephant and Castle shopping centre in south London.

Report reveals fresh safety failings over Grenfell as 2,000 attend silent march

16 January 2018
Seven months after the Grenfell Tower fire, the level of contempt for working class people felt by those responsible is still being revealed.

Industrial round-up - Mears housing workers strike in Manchester

09 January 2018
Workers at a fork lift truck engineering company in Bolton struck on Monday.

US housing predators ready for Britain

09 January 2018
US housing investment firm Blackstone is set to enter the social housing sector in Britain.

Councillor changes view on the hated Haringey Development Vehicle

09 January 2018
The campaign against the social-cleansing Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) has claimed its latest scalp.

Disgraceful Tory Homes agency board member Simon Dudley attacks homeless

04 January 2018
Windsor Tory councillor Simon Dudley wants to clear the town’s streets of homeless people before the royal wedding set to take place there in May.

McDonnell calls for rethink on the HDV

02 January 2018
The battle in Haringey, north London, over the HDV social cleansing deal continues.

LETTERS: Universal Credit nightmare has made me more political

02 January 2018
My mother sadly passed away last May and the tenancy of our flat was transferred to me. I was told to move onto Universal Credit.

Labour must promise ballots over regeneration

02 January 2018
The Labour Party has launched an online survey about the state of social housing in Britain.

Grenfell fire survivors angry at delays and obstructions

02 January 2018
 

Grenfell survivors spurned again, as housing bosses grab millions

30 December 2017
About 100 households that survived the fire spent Christmas Day in hotels, and some did not receive money they had been promised

Labour councillors wanted bribes for planning permission, tape suggests

12 December 2017
Labour politicians in Tower Hamlets, east London, have been accused of arranging to accept bribes from property developers.

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