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Jan 172018
 
Haringey Council wants a new Civic HQ – and housing demolitions

Haringey Defend Council Housing – January 17, 2018 The Cabinet, rocked by deselections after more than 1,000 Labour party members attended meetings to choose candidates for this May’s elections, rubber-stamped plans to knock down homes in Wood Green,  and to renew its contract with its arms length housing management company, despite the closure of resident panels Read More…

Jan 152018
 

From the Sunderland Echo – 15 January 2018   Construction giant Carillion has said it has “no choice but to take steps to enter into compulsory liquidation with immediate effect” after talks failed to find another way to deal with the company’s debts. The stricken company, which employs 20,000 workers across Britain, said crunch talks Read More…

Jan 152018
 
No social cleansing of Wood Green! Close down the Almo!

Lobby the Cabinet 5.30pm Tuesday 16 January Haringey Civic Centre – The deselected Council leaders want to adopt a Wood Green Area Action Plan to demolish the Sky City and Page High estates (300 housing association homes), and push through social cleansing by building 6,400 unaffordable homes in the area. Their promises to tenants have Read More…

Jan 032018
 
Haringey council suffers another blow as cabinet minister quits

Morning Star – Wednesday January 30 2017 The widely criticised Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) will transfer large swathes of public land in the north London borough to a partnership between the council and the Australian developer Lendlease. Many Labour councillors favouring the HDV have been deselected, while others have stood down in the expectation that Read More…