Mar 052018
Please support our crowdfunder to fund stopHDV's appeal to the court of appeal

The appeal to the High Court is being launched by Gordon Peters, aboutHaringey Council’s plan to transfer all publicly owned property portfolio to a private company, called the Haringey Development Vehicle – or HDV.  The financial risk is immense – potentially £2 Billion – and is on a scale unparalleled in any other Local Authority in the Read More…

Feb 162018
HDV – The Fight Goes On – Stop Social Cleansing in London

Written by Gordon Peters – 14 February 2018 Across Haringey a broad coalition of opposition to the Haringey Development Vehicle grew from grass roots in the course of the year from January 2017 to the present, motivated by the discovery that a so-called procurement process begun by the Cabinet two years earlier was intent on Read More…

Feb 092018
Demonstration & Council Meeting 7 February - Council puts HDV on ice

The Liberal Democrats had requested an emergency Full Council meeting following the collapse of Carillion plc to call on the Council to abandon the HDV, which like many Carillion projects is a Joint Venture with a private company (Lendlease). Stop HDV called a demonstration and rally outside the Council to support councillors from all parties Read More…

Decision on Judicial Review of HDV

 Posted by on 9th February 2018
Feb 092018
Decision on Judicial Review of HDV

In response to the Judge’s decision StopHDV said “Having heard the Judges decision, there are clear and strong grounds for appeal in the Judicial Review on the hDV. Leigh Day Solicitors are currently writing an appeal which will be lodged within 7 days” Gordon Peters (the claimant) said the judge has said he agrees with Read More…

StopHDV Thunderclap Campaign

 Posted by on 3rd February 2018
Feb 032018
StopHDV Thunderclap Campaign

Stop HDV has a Thunderclap Campaign. What this will do is use the Twitter and Facebook accounts of everone who signs up to send a message at 5.30 on 6 February publicising our Demo on 7 February. This message will go out to all the followers of all who have signed up, at exactly the Read More…

Feb 022018
Women of Haringey respond to Council Leader's decision to stand down

We are saddened however, that she chose this moment to add, to the well-worn charges that Haringey council has been the victim of a coup by hard left members of the Labour party, the allegations of ‘sexism, bullying, undemocratic behaviour and outright personal attacks’. The Stop the HDV campaign group is a broad-based group made Read More…

Statement by Leigh Day Solicitor for StopHDV

 Posted by on 26th January 2018
Jan 262018

A lawyer acting on behalf of residents opposed to the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) has welcomed the vote by Labour’s National Executive Committee to halt the housing privatisation plans. Rowan Smith, from Law firm Leigh Day, said: “The vote by Labour’s national ruling committee to halt housing privatisation plans in Haringey could well sound the Read More…

Jan 262018
Demonstration and Lobby of Haringey Council meeting on 7th February

February 7th 2018 Assemble at Ducketts Common from 5:30pm March to Wood Green Civic Centre at 6:15pm Rally and lobby the council from 7:00pm Following the Labour Party National Executive (NEC) intervention, this is a real chance to get the HDV halted once and for all. However we need to remind councillors of the opposition Read More…

Jan 242018

Tottenham Executive Committee Statement On NEC Intervention On The HDV Following the intervention by the Labour Party National Executive Committee (NEC) on the HDV (Media Link Here) the Executive Committee (EC) Officers of the Tottenham Labour Party have released the following statement.this evening.   As officers of the Tottenham Executive Committee we welcome today’s intervention Read More…

Jan 232018
Labour's Ruling NEC Votes To Urge Haringey Council To Pause Controversial Housing Plan

Huffington Post – 23/01/2018 The unprecedented move follows a bitter battle in the London borough after local activists deselected Labour councillors who backed the so-called Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV). The project, which is opposed by trade unions and many local party members, intended to transfer large tracts of public land and commercial property to a Read More…