The next Waltham Forest Council’s Planning Committee meeting will be massively important for residents: it is to discuss proposals from developers Capital and Regional to change Walthamstow town centre beyond recognition. The meeting has been rescheduled twice but we now…
Hard-fought progress towards tackling poverty is in peril, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation says as the Government’s entire Social Mobility Commission quits. Click here to read more.
It came as the Government avoided any serious backbench rebellion after a series of amendments to the bill were voted down by MPs in the Commons. Click here to read more.
Equality and Human Rights Commission warns of ‘bleak future’ for those most in need. Click here to read more.
Number of millionaires has soared while half the planet – 3.5 billion people – owns less than 3 per cent of wealth. Click here to read more.
It was with grave concern that WF Trades Council heard a report from a spokesperson from the civil service union PCS about Universal Credit – a new system of welfare payment – and how it will force some poor families…
Waltham Forest Council is proposing to close Trumpington Road residential and respite service and re-provide the residential and respite services that people are currently receiving there. Click here to read more.
The five companies specialised in lending money through Private Finance Initiatives (PFI). They own hundreds of public assets including schools, hospitals and even police stations. Click here to read more.
Not since the time of the Carnegies, Rockefellers and Vanderbilts at the turn of the 20th century was so much owned by so few. Click here to read more.