Fw: Housing Emergency - Time for an Alternative

david bangs dave.bangs at virgin.net
Tue Jan 31 16:54:56 GMT 2012

            Stop privatisation; improve existing and build a new generation of first class council housing   
            Housing Emergency - Time for an Alternative  
                  Tenants' security, rents and benefits, and the principles of council housing are under all-out assault.
                  DCH and Housing Emergency have lauched an open statement and on 21st Feb 6.30 House of Commons Ken Loach, Owen Jones (author, Chavs), Stephen Battersby, Councillor Catherine West, Austin Mitchell MP, Gail Cartmail,tenants, unions and others will launch a new wave of meetings and campaigning round the country: Time for an Alternative. Meetings already organised around the country to galvanise action, including: 25 Feb Leeds, 16 March 7pm Cambridge, 26 March Tower Hamlets, 29 March Harlow. Many more are planned, by Tenants Federations, Trades Councils, local DCH and housing campaigners and others.What you can do
                  1. sign the Housing Emergency statement - download the statement here. Get tenant, union, community and political group(s) to sign it.
                  2. Come to an organising meeting 7th Feb 6pm at Camden Town Hall Judd St WC1 9JE - see map here
                  3. Get people to the launch meeting 21 Feb 6.30pm meeting at House of Commons with Ken Loach, Owen Jones, Stephen Battersby and others - see leaflet here or contact info at defendcouncilhousing.org.uk for copies
                  4. Organise a local meeting - get in touch if you want help with leaflets, speakers etc 

                   Meeting with Ken Loach, Owen Jones, Stephen Battersby and more 21 Feb at House of Commons - Download here 
                   DCH Briefing Jan 2011 

                   Statement from Housing Emergency tenants conference 

                   DCH Newspaper Sep 2011 

                   Council Housing: Time To Invest 

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