From Traveller Solidarity
Date: 19th October 2012 at 1pm
Meeting point: Victoria Station
On October 19th 2011, an eviction operation was launched against the traveller community in Basildon by the local council and supported by national government.
Over 100 people were made homeless, dozens of families. Many still remain with nowhere to go, living next to the road of […]
On Friday 12th August, three days after the England riots had come to an end, the Conservative Communities Secretary, Eric Pickles declared on the BBC that “looters should be evicted”. David Cameron later that day, had given his “full backing” for councils toÂ evict entire families. Wandsworth Council had already served an eviction notice on Wednesday […]Read more →
Over the past day, weeks and months, we have witnessed an unprecedented use of force and power towards one section of an ethnic minority community based in Essex. The local police constabulary and Basildon Council have admitted that the residents of Dale Farm pose no criminal threat nor are a source of other social antagonism […]Read more →
From Dale Farm Solidarity London (dalefarmldn[at]gmail.com)
On Thursday 15th September, friends and supporters of the Traveller site at Dale FarmÂ in Essex and activists from various campaigning groups will assemble in a flash mob to create a â€œcardboard cityâ€ at the offices of the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG).
Supporting activists and groups include No Sweat, […]
So two weeks in, Osborne is able to keep his pledge on making Â£6,000,000,000 of cuts this year. Well what he has announced proves that he is actually making Â£5,700,000,000, as he is “redirecting” Â£500 million, which means he is Â£300 million pounds short of his pledge.
Whilst the city and business leaders have applauded the […]Read more →
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