Lobby of Swindon Council

lobbyThese hardy souls above braved heavy downpours to lobby the Swindon Council in opposition to transfer of our Council houses to a Housing Association. There is another row at the back of shy and retiring types not visible owing to the angle of the shot and their flagrant refusal of the photographer’s instructions to move forward.

The good news was that the Council’s ruling Tory group agreed to withdraw their motion (to ballot tenants for transfer of the town’s Council Housing) until they can examine the details of the government’s consultation on a new Housing system. For analysis of this see Swindon TUC’s website at:

http://swindontuc.wordpress.com/2009/07/11/swindon-tuc-breifing-government-consultation-on-new-housing-finance-system/


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