Category Archives: Inequalities

Cllr Sharon Thompson – Tackling Exempt Accommodation in Birmingham

20th May, 2021 / Andrew

As the cabinet member for housing at the UK’s largest local authority, one thing I quickly learned was that it’s not simply enough to assume that a roof over someone’s head solves all their problems. Tackling homelessness is of course very high on the agenda, but the quality of accommodation and the support on offer ...

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Steve Reed OBE, MP – Making Britain more equal isn’t just a moral imperative; it’s our patriotic duty

5th February, 2021 / Nicola, CCIN

Local government has done an extraordinary job in getting communities through the Covid-19 pandemic.  In a very real sense, they have become the fourth emergency service – but they have been hampered by a Conservative government whose incompetence and indecision has held them back and let them down. They have wasted £22bn of taxpayers’ money ...

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