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A lesson in the real meaning of housing

When tenants take control of the housing debate

I haven’t been following housing and the issues that surround it for very long. In order to do so, I’ve signed up to various blogs – often written by people working for housing associations – in order to keep abreast of developments. 589 more words


The Hackney Housing Debate, tonight @ Chats Palace, 6pm

I’ll be heading to the above tonight to hear what Dianne Abbott, among others, has to say about the housing situation in Hackney. As Hackney is especially reliant on social housing as a borough, and is currently the site of some controversial redevelopment, it should be a pretty interesting debate. 15 more words


Reckless, Feckless, Foxes and Chickens – UKIP1 On Two weeks for Party

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In his latest article, UKIP1 looks at a busy fortnight for his party.  From Mark Reckless’ defection to Party Conference season and the Clacton by-election to the Rotherham scandal, there’s plenty for our Farage fan to write about. 470 more words


There will NEVER be a British republic

There’s been a few on the left who opposed Scottish independence citing “solidarity” with workers in England and Wales. Most notably George Galloway (a man who I respect dearly for his work on Palestine). 396 more words

Scottish Referendum

Quote of the Day

Diane Abbott on the Daily Politics:

“Labour MPs will unite behind Ed Miliband, once we find out what our policies are.”

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Finding one’s voice

This was first published in Progress magazine | Richard Angell and Ben Dilks The winner of The Voice on politics and pop ‘I’m still the same Jermain Jackman that you’ll see in McDonalds on a Friday afternoon getting my Big Mac meal,’ begins the winner of The Voice, before pausing to concede, ‘but it’s changed the life around me.’ The 18-year-old believes that winning the BBC’s singing competition in April ‘sent a message’ to other young people in his local community in Hackney, east London. 834 more words

Progress Magazine

Diane Can Become London's Leading Lady - Mohamed Hassan (LABOUR4) On Mrs Abbott

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In the week that David Lammy as announced that he’d like to seek Labour nomination for the Mayor of London, Mohamed Hassan (LABOUR4) believes that the role would be better suited to controversial figure Diane Abbott. 540 more words