GREEN PARTY POLICY ON HOUSING – to Saturday 5 December, in Camden Town Hall, Euston Road.
Please RSVP for this to Anne Gray firstname.lastname@example.org so we can ascertain numbers and plan workshops. If you RSVP we will send briefing notes and update on speakers next week. There is no charge though a donation on the day for future venue hire and sandwiches would be much appreciated.
10am registration and intro
10.15 to 11.15 3 main speakers and question/comments:-
Tom Chance – overview of London housing situation and Green Party policy responses
Richard Lee from Just Space – on their challenge to London Plan; problems of targets, densification and forced gentrification, loss of social rent housing
Andrea Carey-Fuller – rent control in private sector
11.15 to 12.15; workshops; participants choose between:-
1) The London Plan and how to fight extension of ‘right to buy’ as well as estate demolitions
2) Rent control in the private sector
3) Housing policies and solutions for singles and non-family groups, including GBLTQ, co-housing, youth in shared housing, supported housing for older people and those with disabilities
12.15-1; report back and wind-up; then lunch
Briefing notes will be sent out to those who RSVP. We are also hoping to set up a Facebook page shortly - watch this space