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The Rich Will Destroy London Like They Destroy Everything Else

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

Housing And Homelessness

southessexheckler reblogged this on The Heckler and commented:

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...

Home Sweet Home-Life in a 21st Century slum!

The Grenfell Action Group applauded the actions of the Leader of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council, Nick Paget Brown when he came to talk with stakeholders on Lancaster West back in the Autumn of 2013. 267 more words

"Cry 'Havoc!', and let slip the dogs of war"

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

It would have taken a shrewd eye to spot an article by the Deputy Leader of RBKC Council, Cllr Rock Feilding-Mellen (Cabinet Member for Housing, Property and Regeneration) hidden away on the back page of the 2013 Autumn Edition of the Royal Borough (aka the Royal Borer) under the headline “A Home for Everyone?“ 905 more words