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Petition against homelessness by 38Degrees

Sign the petition here: http://bit.ly/2xxuEKy Today the government’s been accused of fuelling a huge rise in homelessness. It’s splashed all over the news. A report from the government’s own spending watchdog says it’s because they’re refusing to increase the support they … Continue reading

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Petition: Hold a referendum on the final Brexit deal

“We, the undersigned, call upon HM Government to give the people of this country the final say on the Brexit deal negotiated by the UK and EU. This would be done through a referendum that would take place prior to … Continue reading

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Council propaganda

Councils’ own papers (paid for by tax payers’ money) take business away from local news papers https://www.theguardian.com/media/greenslade/2016/mar/16/nine-councils-defy-the-government-by-publishing-their-own-papers

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Is fireproofing tall buildings an expensive luxury?

Architects for Social Housing (ASH) on the causes of the Grenfell Tower fire https://architectsforsocialhousing.wordpress.com/2017/07/21/the-truth-about-grenfell-tower-a-report-by-architects-for-social-housing/ Fighting fires/fire prevention in tall towers is a huge problem and an effective remedy, if there is one, would surely add greatly to their already formidable … Continue reading

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More people leaving London than moving to it

Brain drain and loss of cultural diversity – a bland Pret-a-Manger/Starbucks monoculture is the future https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/04/london-exodus-warning-uk-cities-culture

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Brexit ‘dumb idea’

Even once keen Brexiteers are now saying this. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-latest-news-vote-leave-director-dominic-cummings-leave-eu-error-nhs-350-million-lie-bus-a7822386.html

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London property for foreign investors

“In 2015, the brochure for a development in Vauxhall Cross boasted returns on property in the area had been “better than … the FTSE 100 and gold.” https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/jun/13/foreign-investors-snapping-up-london-homes-suitable-for-first-time-buyers

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