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Labour calls for housing associations to be held to account

At the recent Westminster Fairer Housing Conference, organised by Karen Buck and Westminster Labour group, the deep worries about the behaviour of housing associations in Westminster was the main concern for many attendees, as reported by this article in the … Continue reading

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Westminster Labour slams new Tory plans ‘to send residents to Coventry’

Conservative led Westminster Council has announced plans that would see increasingly large numbers of Westminster residents who have lost their homes and are in need of temporary accommodation sent to properties in the Midlands, with hundreds being forced to take a private … Continue reading

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Westminster Council leader distances herself from Conservative colleague’s Made In Chelsea social housing comments

The ‘West End Extra’ reports; “The leader of Westminster Council has moved to distance herself from controversial comments made by her housing chief in which he compared social housing tenants to the “Made in Chelsea brigade”. Jonathan Glanz, who is … Continue reading

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Westminster Housing Cabinet member attacks his own constituents……again

Westminster Council’s Housing Cabinet member Jonathan Glanz has compared his West End social housing constituents with “the Made in Chelsea brigade, the young people portrayed in the ITV television series who spend their days dining out and sipping champagne on … Continue reading

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