Monthly Archives: February 2016

Teachers and the Housing Crisis

A few weeks ago I was invited to speak at a regional conference of the National Union of Teachers (NUT).  My main focus was the Housing and Planning Bill, but during the discussion I was reminded of just how much … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Pay to Stay

One of the most dishonest and potentially damaging aspects of the Housing and Planning Bill is the so-called Pay to Stay.  In response to an article in today’s Observer, John Marais, a council tenant from Cambridge, has written the following … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Anatomy of a Stitch-Up

West Ham play their last game at Upton Park on 7th May, so the question of how the abandoned Boleyn Ground will be used is nearing its conclusion. The developers would like to send in the bulldozers immediately after the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment