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The Socialist 17 April 2019 |
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Alternative housing awards
Housing campaigners protesting outside the Savills social housing auction, 19.2.19, photo London Socialist Party (Click to enlarge)
Recently, the UK Housing Awards website said its annual event at the plush Grosvenor Hotel, Park Lane, London on 1 May would be hosted by comedian Romesh Ranganathan.
SHAC chair, Niall Mulholland, wrote to him asking him to pull out, and explaining why SHAC would be picketing outside - to name and shame housing associations for poor performance as landlords and employers.
Now the UKHA website no longer shows Romesh hosting but says, "Hosted by a surprise guest celebrity". Result!
Suzanne Muna, SHAC Communications Officer