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19 January 2022
Following threats and evictions of women and their families in Waltham Forest, east London, the trades council's Housing Action Network met on 5 January to discuss the defence of residents who may be forced out of their homes.
6 January 2022
On 22 December, local groups in Canning Town in east London - tutoring for kids who've fallen out of the school system, a food bank, and religious groups - found their community centre locked up by Newham Council
1 December 2021
The combative residents and residents' association on the Barking Riverside estate in East London have won another victory
24 November 2021
On 16 November, a Newham Council committee unanimously approved the demolition of the iconic Durning Hall community centre in Forest Gate, east London - another shameful act of gentrification by the 100% Labour-controlled council
17 November 2021
Already twice we had stopped Waltham Forest resident Nadia Zaman from being evicted (see 'Fighting for a home for Nadia and homes for all' at socialistparty.org.uk)
3 November 2021
The first strike day after half-term had a picket line of over 30
3 November 2021
All kinds of old buildings get knocked down, tower blocks are thrown up, property developers rub their hands, and the juggernaut of private profit locks out thousands of poor households from decent truly affordable homes, while burdening others in mountainous mortgage debts or sky-high rents.
13 October 2021
Durning Hall in Forest Gate, east London, has been used by local groups to meet for six decades. But the charity that runs it, Aston-Mansfield, has submitted a planning application for redevelopment, including
13 October 2021
Strikers at Oaks Park secondary school in Redbridge, east London, have told bosses they'll fight bullying till the bitter end.
23 June 2021
Bully bosses looked agitated as Oaks Park High School pickets belted out 'Solidarity Forever' to the peals of a union rep's trumpet on 22 June.
9 June 2021
Chanting 'Hey mayor, we want clean air' and 'Stop the tunnel now', several hundred people marched through Canning Town, in Newham east London, on 5 June, calling for the Silvertown Tunnel project to be scrapped.
5 May 2021
The strike at lettings tech platform Goodlord has forced bosses into Acas talks
14 April 2021
Cleaners at the University of East London downed tools against two-tier conditions on Tuesday 13 April
31 March 2021
"What do we want? Justice! When do want it? Now!" Strikers at Beal High School in Redbridge, east London, are demanding an end to two-tier sick pay.
24 March 2021
Tenant-referencing workers at the tech firm Goodlord were out on strike again on 18 and 19 March against the company's attempts at slashing wages using fire and rehire.
17 March 2021
Tenant-referencing workers at the tech company Goodlord in east London were again out on strike on 12 March against the company's attempts at 'fire and rehire'.
10 February 2021
When Tory London mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey tweeted his opposition to a levy on building firms to solve the desperate problem of flammable cladding, residents in housing with unsafe cladding, and those already victims of fires, were furious and organised a virtual lobby
3 February 2021
Newham's Labour council has evicted Stratford Circus arts centre. On 30 January members of East London Socialist Party joined a protest, socially distanced and wearing masks, against the eviction of the
16 December 2020
Two London strikes have the future of publicly owned and run education at their heart
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