Our summit for housing and benefits campaigners is very soon – Saturday 25th March to be exact, which is just under two weeks. The venue is Oxford Chambers, Oxford Place, Leeds LS1 3AU – between the Town Hall and the courts, and not far from the railway station. We ask people to arrive at […]
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Here’s the latest news about our campaign for affordable council housing, against housing profiteers and against the benefit cuts which threaten the right to keep a roof over your head. Contents: Housing Summit Sat 25th March Stalls Mon 20th Feb from 1pm in Briggate and Wed 12 – 2, venue tbc Note about One Day […]
The inevitable impact of the overall benefit cap’s swingeing 23% cut is not just an increase in homelessness; it is not just a systemic homelessness mere crisis; it is an inevitable direct sy… Source: Overall Benefit Cap policy is a systemic UK homeless catastrophe
First, a reminder that our regular meetings are now on the third Wednesday of each month, at 7pm, at the UNISON offices on Woodhouse Lane, opposite the universities and the Fenton pub. That means our next meeting should be next Wednesday, 21st December. We are aware that many people might be away or busy with […]
The Benefit Cap …I could go on and on with the impacts of this policy and without any form of conspiracy theory whatsoever say that UK employers who have staff on full time minimum wage jobs … Source: The Benefit Cap rationale is unscrupulous UK employers!
Just an extra update to inform everyone that the government has announced it is scrapping the policy of compulsory higher rents for council tenants on joint incomes of £31,000 and above (£40,000 in London). Instead, it is to be left to the discretion of individual local authorities and housing associations whether to implement a policy […]