Declaring a housing emergency – move this model resolution at your clp

Labour should be holding the government's feet to the fire over the housing emergency To read off-line download a PDF here post-conference-model-resolutionDownload In the priorities ballot to determine what issues would be discussed at the Labour conference housing once again was voted top priority by the constituency parties. The housing composite motion was voted through … Continue reading Declaring a housing emergency – move this model resolution at your clp

Labour should demand the government funds large scale council housing programme and ends right to buy

The Labour Campaign for Council Housing, the Labour Homelessness Campaign and Labour Tenants United have written a joint letter to Thangam Debbonaire (Shadow Secretary of State for Housing and Homelessness) expressing concerns about Labour's Housing policy. It calls on the Party to press the government to fund a large scale council house building programme and … Continue reading Labour should demand the government funds large scale council housing programme and ends right to buy

Labour should pressure the government to make a U-turn on council house funding

The Labour Campaign for Council Housing is asking Constituency Labour Parties to write to Labour's Leader and Deputy Leader calling on them to demand that the government funds a new council house building programme now, as a matter of urgency. Can you also ask your Labour MP to contact the leadership to press them on … Continue reading Labour should pressure the government to make a U-turn on council house funding

Local government’s “existential crisis” – a letter to Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner

Dear Keir and Angela Debt cancellation is a necessary part of the solution of the local authority funding crisis to prevent a new phase of austerity We are writing to you in relation to the deepening crisis of local government funding, which is spiralling out of control. We believe that we are rapidly reaching the … Continue reading Local government’s “existential crisis” – a letter to Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner

Labour consultation: Coronavirus and the future of local government

Labour's latest batch of policy consultation documents have been published. We are disappointed to note that the consultation for the Housing Transport and Local Government policy commission document does not contain any discussion question on either transport or housing. Two really important issues to discuss in the current crisis. But undeterred, the Labour Campaign for … Continue reading Labour consultation: Coronavirus and the future of local government