A Manchester & Salford Housing Action meeting ‘Demands for Devolution: Housing in Manchester & Salford’ debated the myriad issues contributing to the housing crisis and discussed ways that crisis could be alleviated by the Greater Manchester devolution deal.
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