Press Cuttings

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 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…

Dec 282017
 
Residents need clarity over their homes in Haringey

The Guardian – 27 December 2017 Dozens of controversial regeneration schemes are being pursued on council estates across the UK, leading to bitter political controversy. In Haringey, north London, the council’s plan to partner with with developer LendLease and to put potentially billions’ worth of council assets and thousands of council homes into a joint Read More…

Dec 022017
 
Non-Corbynite Labour member exposes Haringey ‘takeover’ smears

02/12/2017 ·  SKWAWKBOX What is really happening in Haringey As an ordinary Labour party member in Haringey I wanted to write this to explain what is really going on. Unlike some, I do not have access to mainstream media, I am just someone who joined the Labour party in the 90s to fight for a Read More…

Nov 302017
 
Momentum isn’t staging a coup in Haringey, this is about housing not Labour factions

The Independent 30/11/17 – Phil Jackson Haringey Council has presented residents with a plan to demolish homes they have lived in all their lives, sign away their land to private developers, and provide barely any genuinely affordable housing for future residents. While there have been dramatised stories about council deselections, this is the real story, and Read More…