Proposals by London Borough of Barking and Dagenham owned Be First (Regeneration) Ltd to demolish homes that are not part of their 2015-2021 Estates Renewal Programme is another example of them putting private profit above the housing needs of local residents. #savesocialhousing
International Workers Memorial Day on Sunday 28 April is when we stop to remember those workers killed, disabled, injured or made unwell by their work. Click below for more information on this year’s #IWMD19 commemoration events including this year's event in Milton Keynes organised by GMB London Region:
We are calling for real change to improve the upstairs downstairs labour market in London after our new study shows 841,000 London residents in employment earned less than the London Living Wage of £10.55 per hour in the year to end April 2018. Living Wage UK
We are calling for decisive action from the top to change the inherited culture at Transport For London and ensure the safe operation of buses by the outsourced private for-profit operators. #LondonBusWatch
30% of the total residents in @lbbdcouncil in jobs are not earning a #LivingWage of £10.55 per hour. We are calling on the borough to insist that their target for genuinely affordable #socialhousing be raised from 16% up to the The Labour Party target of 50% ⬆️
Help us stop Peabody Housing Association selling off a family home intended for social rent at an online auction! A protest has been arranged outside 17 Robinson Road tomorrow from 8am. Past story on this → bit.ly/2v0AQHo Support and share ↓ #savesocialhousing
Do you need support or assistance with ASDA's consultation on proposed contract changes or general representation in your workplace? Visit → GMB Member’s Support Centre at http://www.gmb-asda.com/support or 📞our GMB Norwich Office on 01603 626492.
London Borough of Barking and Dagenham financial statement on their company Be First Regeneration Ltd has now revealed a £4million loss. Their plan is to build 9,700 new homes and only 1,600 will include affordable housing. We need Labour MPs & Councillors to insist that the #socialhousing target for Be First Ltd to be increased from 16% to 50%. More details → bit.ly/2P2h8EE
We are calling on the government to implement the UK House of Lords Select Committee on Regenerating Seaside Towns and Communities' 59 recommendations. This will help bring levels of economic activity and living standards in coastal areas, up to levels in London and the Thames Valley.
Are Be First Regeneration Ltd funded by taxpayers and council taxpayers? Are they concerned that a loss of £130,000 will become public? We've written to their auditors KPMG asking why their accounts for March 2018 are late in being filed at Companies House. ➡ http://bit.ly/2HWQrQG