Firstly read the preceding article to this Part III

You can download the 1280×720 version of the above video with this the 1080p requires more work.

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The Guardian have moved their videos to Youtube. So to watch Anywhere But Westminster at HD you must first go to the Guardian Youtube channel. This is the link below:-

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@SpeyeJoe has been writing about social housing for a long time and in vivid terms with figures to back up his assertions. Today is no exception and if you haven’t heard of him now is the time to start. 

Affordable housing? Oh no its not! End of social housing too! We need to talk ..

In his latest article he writes about the end of social rents across the country as housing associations abandon rents based on income for an “affordable” model which isn’t.

I’ve added his blog link to my “blog roll” in the right hand column as Joe Halewood.

In a section about the CIH Conference last week C4 news included a few statistics …

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In the photograph above pictured with John Healey MP and Jeremy Corbyn MP is Cllr Matthew Bennett Housing Management Board Officers (Chair). The last being one of the people responsible for deciding that Cressingham Gardens must be demolished in favour of higher density housing or in my words to build expensive flats next to a park.

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Sceaux Gardens Camberwell

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“You’ve got the Leader of the Opposition coming on the programme as a kind of victor and you’ve got the Prime Minister who’s supposed to have won the election, in hiding.”

George Osborne speaking on The Andrew Marr Show

“Even if he hasn’t won, he has publicly destroyed the logic of neoliberalism – and forced the ideology of xenophobic nationalist economics into retreat.”

Paul Mason in the Guardian

I am thrilled that Jeremy Corbyn did so well in last Thursday’s election and pleased that so many former Parliamentary critics of his have had the good grace to wish him well and say they were wrong about his prospects.

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Following the “debate” last night which, incidentally, I think Jeremy Corbyn won hands down,

I found this. It makes chilling watching. I recommend you watch it and make up your own mind.

Far from being subsidised by the state, the rents on most post-war estates paid off the cost of their construction and debt interest years ago, and are in fact making a profit for councils and housing associations. It is the Right to Buy council homes, the Help to Buy affordable housing, the housing benefit paid to private landlords, …


Read the whole thing, all the ten points. I know ASH have made enemies but they mostly get it right and I respect their intentions. The Guardian not publishing the ten points says more about the Guardian’s rightward drift than it does about ASH.