Monthly Archives: March 2014

Is regeneration at any cost progress?

Is regeneration at any cost progress? Barnet Council approved planning application and has entered into an agreement with Barratt London and Metropolitan Housing Trust [Barratt Metropolitan] to knock down and regenerate the West Hendon Housing Estate. As anyone who has seen the estate knows it is in dire need of updating, but what not everyone knows is that this is because of Barnet Council’s lack of investment, failure to manage essential repairs

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Barnet Housing Action

In association with BAPS, a new action group has been formed: BARNET HOUSING ACTION This is a response to the alarming situation where up to half a million tenants have now fallen into arrears and have to face the courts: largely as the direct result of the dreaded 'bedroom tax' and also the imposition of council tax on people who do not have enough to live on. So far this has affected 3000 Barnet citizens. Barnet council has not built any social

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Alternatives to Austerity Question Time - Barnet TUC AGM Tue, 11 March, 7 pm

Barnet council's trade unions, like trade unions and workers across the country, are under a severe attack (see the post Stop the attack on Barnet trade unions below). Barnet Alliance, along with residents and users of the public services whose workers are being so brutally attacked by pay cuts, redundancies and curbing of their workplace representation, stand in solidarity with the trade unions who fight to defend the livelihood and living standards

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