We've written a number of pieces such as this one - http://southessexheckler.wordpress.com/2013/10/25/london-overspill/ - on the problems caused by the impact of London's overspill that in part results from the policy of making the capital city a welcome place for the global super rich and the subsequent consequences in terms of social cleansing. Well, it looks as though we're not the only ones trying to get this message across... This piece from The Void looks at the issue from the perspective of low income Londoners who are effectively being socially cleansed from the capital. We reckon this piece is well worth a read...
Tags » Social Cleansing
It is difficult to imagine a more grotesque situation than entire streets full of mansions lying empty in Chelsea, Knightsbridge and Kensington whilst just down the road the number of people sleeping in shop doorways soars. 737 more words
THE ROYAL BOROUGH OF KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA COUNCIL AND THEIR QUISLINGS AT THE TENANT MANAGEMENT ORGANISATION (TMO) HAVE LAUNCHED AN ALL OUT ASSAULT ON WORKING CLASS COMMUNITIES WHO LIVE IN COUNCIL OWNED “SOCIAL HOUSING” BY ATTEMPTING TO PRICE EXISTING TENANTS OUT OF THEIR HOMES. 298 more words