Category Press coverage

The Philosophy of The Boudoir; or why we have a Bedroom Tax

On 20th May 2013, Liam Byrne, the Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary made a strangely under-reported attack on the current incumbent Iain Duncan Smith:  “Let me tell the Secretary of State the point of the question: across the country discretionary housing payment fund money is about to run out. In my home city of Birmingham […]

Some ‘highlights’ on the impact of benefit changes..

We’ve been for a wander around the web – and here are some informative snippets to give you a picture of what’s going on. Click through to read the full stories, or join us on Facebook where we share news and information.. So, to start… how are we doing so far? Everything is fine – […]

‘Cack-handed’ Eviction Notices reach Harringey Residents

Some disturbing news hit the pages of The Guardian yesterday – tenants participating in the trial of what they describe as ‘the government’s controversial benefit cap’ are being sent eviction letters suggesting they may need to leave their homes within 14 days because the welfare changes mean they “may not be able to afford the rent”. The […]

BHA Launch Article

The Kilburn Times (always ahead of the game) have already run an article on us – if you haven’t yet bought a copy you can read it online here. The article outlines some of our key aims and concerns – quoting Robin Sivapalan, who coordinated the meeting: “With the cuts to benefits and legal aid […]