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Grenfell

Vigil and debate on Grenfell: “2 years on, No Homes, No Answers, No Justice”

Assemble for the vigil: 6:15pm Friday 14th June 2019 at Bolton Town Hall Debate: 7:30pm at Bolton Socialist Club, 16 Wood St, Bolton BL1 1DY At the Greater Manchester Law Centre, we fight for safe and secure public housing. The failure to protect tenants, including those in social housing, was tragically highlighted by the Grenfell…

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Journalist Frances Ryan

“As a disabled journalist, I wanted disabled people’s voices to be heard”

At GMLC we strive to amplify the voices of people who come through our door. We are committed to challenging the stigmatisation of benefit claimants as lazy, feckless frauds who need to be sanctioned, threatened, frightened and punished back into work. You can read more in our manifesto here. The article below was originally published…

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rent

The Tenant Fees Act: What it means for housing campaigners

By GMLC volunteer Josie Hicklin. Having recently finished the LPC Josie is a volunteer in the law centre’s housing department. She is also a yoga teacher exploring how to make yoga accessible to vulnerable and marginalised groups.     Housing rights campaigners have been celebrating the long-awaited ban on lettings agents charging sky-high fees to…

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GMLC Twitter Feed

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We are committed to challenging stigmatisation of benefit claimants as lazy frauds who need 2b sanctioned & frightened back into work. @DrFrancesRyan interviewed by Ruth F Hunt on her book Crippled: Austerity & the Demonisation of Disabled People @TSFNovel https://t.co/1PL17Jo7no
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RT @TUCManchester: Event: Grenfell 2 years on, No Homes, No Answers, No Justice Silent vigil Bolton Town Hall Friday 14 June Assemble 6.15…
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RT @tdroyston: Important homelessness and benefits decision today: Supreme Court allows tenant's appeal in Samuels v Birmingham CC [2019] U…
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Valuable afternoon with @GMCDP on empowering individuals and local communities in Manchester through fostering peer support, linking communities, and building solidarity. We work with member-led groups and fight for solidarity and rights, not charity ✊ https://t.co/jVxuoY8HQg
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We call on universities, unions, campaign groups & others to fight together for free access to justice. Tues 25th June @law_uom ask: how can law be used as a tool to aid social justice, what role can universities play to support communities in this regard? https://t.co/tORsv5dVoY
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