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Sixty Icon Those responsible for the horror of the Grenfell Tower fire must face trial
If the people who let this fire happen are not brought before a court, there will be no justice for victims and families.
The Guardian - Posted 26/12/2017

Sixty Icon UK government taking two months to refund stamp duty
People who buy new main home before selling existing one hit by stamp duty change meant to curb buy-to-let landlords.
The Guardian - Posted 26/12/2017

Sixty Icon Sadiq Khan provides funding for veterans homelessness charity
The mayor of London has committed more than £180,000 to help ex-army personnel who are facing homelessness.
Inside Housing - Posted 22/12/2017

Sixty Icon PM turns down Grenfell survivors’ request to recruit extra inquiry members
The prime minister has turned down a request from Grenfell Tower survivors to recruit extra panel members to the inquiry into the fire.
Inside Housing - Posted 22/12/2017

May sees no need for extra panel members on Grenfell Inquiry
In a letter, PM tells Inquiry chair of the need to produce an interim report “as quickly as reasonably possible.”
24 Housing - Posted 22/12/2017

Sixty Icon Londoners face significant rise to council tax bills after Mayor hikes charge by 5.1 per cent to boost police and fire brigade
Londoners face a rise in their council tax bills after Sadiq Khan opted to hike his share of the charge by the maximum amount allowed.
London Evening Standard - Posted 22/12/2017

Sadiq Khan proposes council tax rise across London
Sadiq Khan plans to increase council tax across the capital to "bridge the gap" in funding faced by the Met Police and London Fire Brigade.
BBC - Posted 22/12/2017

Barnsley and Doncaster back 'Wider-Yorkshire' devolution plan
People in Barnsley and Doncaster have backed a proposed 'Wider-Yorkshire' devolution deal.
BBC - Posted 22/12/2017

Sixty Icon Barnsley and Doncaster vote for 'One Yorkshire' devolution deal
South Yorkshire towns reject government-backed proposals for Sheffield city region in favour of deal that could lead to mayor for whole county.
The Guardian - Posted 22/12/2017

Sixty Icon London Assembly votes for tenant ballots for estate regeneration
London Assembly members have voted unanimously in favour of a joint Labour and Green Party motion to ballot tenants before estate regeneration projects get the go-ahead.
Inside Housing - Posted 22/12/2017

Video: Sian Berry AM calling for the Mayor to involve citizens in estates regeneration decisions
This Motion was agreed at a meeting of the full Assembly on 21 December 2017.
London Assembly - Posted 22/12/2017

Sixty Icon Government attempts to reassure short-term supported housing providers over funding plans
The government has attempted to reassure short-term supported housing providers over future funding, in a House of Commons statement this afternoon.
Inside Housing - Posted 21/12/2017

Javid bans leasehold in new build
The government will ban leaseholds for almost all new build homes as part of new measures to tackle leaseholder exploitation, communities secretary Sajid Javid announced today.
Inside Housing - Posted 21/12/2017

Calls for Londoner’s voices on regeneration decisions
The London Assembly is asking the mayor to hear Londoner’s voices and give them more power to decide where and when regeneration should take place in their areas.
24 Housing - Posted 21/12/2017

Twitter fight sees stay on high value council home sales
Communities secretary confirms to twitter campaign councillor that the high value asset levy won’t kick in for another two years.
24 Housing - Posted 21/12/2017

PDF: Sajid Javid letter to Diarmaid Ward
Thank you for your email of 9 November, co-signed by Labour Housing Lead Members from across London, about your concerns regarding two measures contained in the Housing and Planning Act 2016: higher value vacant local authority housing (HVA) and lifetime tenancies.
Department for Communities and Local Government - Posted 21/12/2017

Sixty Icon Head of Grenfell probe will not ask for overhaul of inquiry’s format
Survivors and bereaved families have lobbied for a panel to sit alongside him.
Belfast Telegraph - Posted 21/12/2017

Grenfell victims’ lawyers could quiz witnesses directly, says inquiry judge
Lawyers representing Grenfell Tower victims may be allowed to question witnesses directly, the chairman of the public inquiry into the fire said today.
London Evening Standard - Posted 21/12/2017

Sixty Icon May accused of 'callousness' over plight of homeless families
Labour MP says prime minister’s defence of using temporary accommodation to house thousands of children is appalling.
The Guardian - Posted 21/12/2017

Sixty Icon Stop scaremongering over universal credit
Work and pensions secretary David Gauke says that advance payments are widely available for people switching to universal credit.
The Guardian - Posted 21/12/2017

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