When you mention the housing crisis, people tend to think of London and of campaign groups like Focus E15.There is good reason for this – the capital has experienced the worst excesses of the housing crisis, and the pushback there has been among the most dynamic in the country. Yet London is not alone in
By Jeff Goulding – originally publised here: This week Jeremy Corbyn stood at the dispatch box and accused the Prime Minister of being in denial over the state of the NHS. Her response was to trot out the usual diversions and weak gags that have typified her premiership. However, when confronted with a quote from
By Jeff Goulding: It’s not been a great year for humanity has it? we seem to be lurching from one low point to another and just when you think we have reached rock bottom, new depths are somehow reached. For many of us it is hard to resist the creeping tentacles of despair.After all, this
Star date: 23rd February 2016 WITH THE SALFORD HOMELESS MURDER MEDIA GONE, IT’S BACK TO THE STREETS “Now I have to go back to my tent…ready for someone to slice it open and grab my bags…it’s horrible…” Luke age 20 Following the murder of homeless lad, Daniel Smith, at the arches in Salford, those sleeping
A hotel bedroom tax could provide housing for homeless. Behind closed doors, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority is discussing the idea of implementing a hotel bedroom tax which it states “could be used to fund particular strategic initiatives”.