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Update: public meeting on fire-safety, Benefit Cap news, and campaign issues

First off, here’s news of a public meeting to address some of the issues arising from the fire at Grenfell Tower. The meeting “Housing, Fire-safety and Grenfell” is hosted by Leeds Central Constituency Labour Party in conjunction with Leeds Trades Council, and speakers will include Hilary Benn MP and Dave Williams of the Fire Brigade Union. […]

Update, next meeting and activities

First off, a reminder of our next organising meeting, which is this Wednesday, 21st June, at 7pm at the UNISON offices at 160a Woodhouse Lane, LS2 9EN  We’d particularly like to welcome new members, whether you can give just a bit of time or are looking to be more committed. With the Tory party in disarray, […]

Vote Labour for Housing – You know it makes sense! — SPeye Joe (Welfarewrites)

The Labour Party manifesto will abandon the bedroom tax and will restore housing benefit for those under 22 (page 54) and will abandon the LHA Maxima Cap policy (page 64) which seriously threatens the closure of existing supported housing and all new homeless hostels, refuges, disabled housing projects and sheltered housing. If you are a […]

Our position on the general election

As you will be aware, a general election has been called for June 8th. In the course of our campaigning we have seen that a number of people are unsure about which party to vote for, or may not even be registered to vote. Some people are telling us they don’t see any point, that it […]

The ONLY way to solve the “housing crisis” is in Labour’s manifesto

Source: The ONLY way to solve the “housing crisis” is in Labour’s manifesto

Housing and the poverty of challenge in the general election

Source: Housing and the poverty of challenge in the general election

‘Inappropriate’ death of supported housing

Source: ‘Inappropriate’ death of supported housing