Z2K in the Media

Z2K regularly appears in both national and local media in support of the interests of low income Londoners. We also help our clients to put forward their stories and perspectives to the wider public. A selection of our media appearances can be seen below.

If you would like Z2K to comment on something or are interested in speaking to a client affected by a particular issue please contacts Sam Ashton by email or on 07540993431.

Media appearances

March 2017: Disability Benefits process is ‘inherently flawed’, MPs told, the Guardian

November 2016: Greedy housbuilders make billions, Daily Mirror

November 2016: Are you Daniel Blake?, the Guardian

September 2016: Bailiff visits to poor Londoner soar, the Evening Standard

September 2016: Bromley sends in the bailiffs, Bromley Times

September 2016: Bexley refers more residents to bailiffs over council tax, Bexley Times

September 2016: Bailiff action against poorest residents rockets 50%, iNews

August 2016: Richer Boroughs ‘use East London to dump homeless families’, Eveneing Standard

August 2016: Lower benefit cap to hit a quarter of a million poor children, the Guardian

August 2016: 360,000 families afflicted by council tax poverty trap, the Observer

June 2016: Charity condemns councils’ £30m in ‘sweeteners’ to private landlords, Evening Standard

January 2016: Ealing cuts will hit poorest say charity, Ealing Today

August 2015: Richer boroughs ‘use east London to dump homeless families’, the Evening Standard

August 2015: Bailiffs come knocking for 1,000 residents to recover council tax, Hackney Gazette

August 2015: Bailiffs visit 12,000 of London’s poorest households over council tax arrears, the Independent – August 2015

August 2015:I blocked a bailiff – and paid the price’, the Guardian 

August 2015: Report singles out Harrow Council for failing its poorest households, Harrow Times

August 2015: Thousands of Hackney residents affected by benefits cut, Hackney Gazette

July 2015: Bailiffs sent out 13,000 times in a year over late London council tax bills, the Evening Standard

July 2015: Council tax: a ‘new poll tax’ for the poor, the Guardian

June 2015: ‘Let us sell your home for you’ – charity slams borough’s ‘poor record’ on housing after leaflets are sent to estate, West End Extra

May 2015: Councils spend £18m on ‘sweeteners’ for private landlords, Inside Housing

April 2015: Surge in families pushed out of London, Inside Housing

April 2015: Tessa Jowell criticises council chiefs over kids in temporary accommodation as figures show more children are being left homeless, West End Extra

April 2015: ‘Labour also caused the lack of housing’, Evening Standard

Marc 2015: The Shocking Data That Shows How Struggling Families Are Being Forced Out of London, Vice News

Marc 2015: Disabled couple win watershed case’, Inside Housing

Marc 2015: Westminster Council loses Supreme Court case after trying to rehouse homeless mum in Milton Keynes’, West End Extra

Marc 2015: Welfare challenges get support, Church Times

February 2015: Lucy Glennon: what her life tells us about the real effects of cuts for disabled people, the Guardian

February 2015: Council Tax benefit cuts approved, Waltham Forest Guardian

January 2015: Z2K slams decision to cut council tax support, Barnet Times

January 2015: Councillors vote to recommend reducing Council Tax Support, Barnet Times

For an archive of older media appearances click here.