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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…

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…