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From The Socialist newspaper, 19 September 2018

Lewisham: binning the rates rise

Protesting against the rates rise in Lewisham, south London, 15.9.18, photo by Catford Against Social Cleansing

Protesting against the rates rise in Lewisham, south London, 15.9.18, photo by Catford Against Social Cleansing   (Click to enlarge)

Lewisham and Southwark Socialist Party members called a protest on 15 September alongside Catford Against Social Cleansing.

We were protesting against Lewisham council raising business rates in the area by 6,000. It is clear they are trying to drive local businesses out, and are preparing to bring in big corporates, as has happened with so many other gentrification schemes in London.

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