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December 2013 A group of tenants occupied a flat in East London to protest against rising rents and government subsidies for unaffordable housing. Samir Jeraj interviewed them about Britain's housing crisis, and what is to be done. On the 16th
Bob Crow says he is under no moral obligation to move out of his council house Union firebrand Bob Crow has said he has no moral duty' to move out of his council house despite earning 145,000 in salary and expenses.
21 November 2013 0 View comments Balls said housing would be 'central' to the economic priorities of a future Labour government Labour sowed the seeds of today's housing crisis by failing to build enough homes, Ed Balls admitted yesterday. In a rare
19 September 2013 0 View comments An illegal immigrant married by the now Archbishop of York claimed 138,000 worth of benefits and made a hefty profit selling her council house back to a cash-strapped local authority. Bigamist Rebecca Muwonge, 47,
He wouldn't share a platform with Nick [Clegg], so he ended up with me, poor thing...As Farron knows, should Miliband refuse to form a coalition with Clegg in 2015, he could well end up with him again. In a way that the Deputy PM never could, the Lib
Judge Michael Longman jailed her for seven months at Bristol Crown Court today after she previously pleading guilty to two offences under the Fraud Act. He said: 'The effect was to provide you with accommodation that you did not need and that was in
But the truth about housing benefit is that it is really landlord benefit'. The cost of landlords providing accommodation generally increases very little each year...Landlords then charge whatever they think they can get away with. The extra money
21 March 2013 An ex-soldier who risked her life detecting explosives in Afghanistan has been left homeless. Private Lauren Dobbs, 23, who was a military dog handler, has been denied council housing, despite David Cameron's pledge to give higher
Martin Wicks, Secretary of Swindon Tenants Campaign Group, tells us why we must defend 'secure tenancies' for council tenants and resist means-tested council housing Ever since 1980 council tenants have been 'secure tenants' under law, which gives us
A lottery winner has sparked outrage by refusing to leave his council house despite a long waiting list. The unnamed tenant reportedly won a 'significant' lottery prize, but has refused to leave the house he is legally entitled to remain in for life.