Monthly Archives: August 2011

Defend Dale Farm

Dale Farm in Essex is the UK’s largest Traveller community, consisting of nearly a hundred plots and is home to over 1000 people. The residents own the land, a disused scrap yard, yet Basildon Council wants to spend millions evicting … Continue reading

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Initial statement of ‘No Riot Evictions’ campaign

We oppose the threatened eviction of council tenants where they or members of their household have been associated with the unrest that has spread through the UK. Politically motivated evictions by local authorities represent a disturbingly crude form of extra-judicial … Continue reading

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Responding to the government’s consultation on squatting

Squash have produced a guide to responding to the government’s consultation on squatting – Squash Guide If you have time to submit a response that would be really positive. For some background on the issue, you could read our post … Continue reading

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No Evictions after #ukriots

We’re astonished to hear government minsters including Cameron encouraging councils to evict tenants caught up in the unrest that swept across the UK last week. So far the first to take the plunge is Wandsworth Council who have served eviction … Continue reading

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We need a movement against the rising cost of living

Today the stock markets are tumbling, on a scale not seen since 2008. They might bounce back tomorrow or tumble further, we don’t claim to know. Also today E.on have joined other major energy retailers in raising gas and electricity … Continue reading

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