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”.
Video illustrating the housing crisis in Manchester and Greater Manchester. Includes links to a petition of Manc. City Council asking them to alleviate the housing crisis. With backing music from the ultimate bluesman John Lee Hooker.
The “juggernaut” of Manchester City Council appears to have changed course recently announcing new initiatives to reduce homelessness in Manchester. What has been the role of homeless protest camps and campaigns in bringing about this change?
Chris Mcbride, a Unite Community Grt Man Branch member, describes his experience of homelessness in the UK and abroad, and how his Union membership/work has helped him deal with problems stemming from that time