Yesterday the government was defeated by Labour and Crossbench Peers three times over the Welfare Reform Bill. Z2K is very pleased that these excellent ammendments that protect the disabled were passed and we hope that they survive when they return to the commons. They also give us hope that our own ammendments, which are still to be debated, do well.
On the same day there was also a demonstration outside the houses of parliment. Here’s a video where you can see our Chairman, Rev. Paul Nicolson, taking part.
The review will be published quarterly with a first edition in April 2009. It will contain up to date information, comment, discussion and proposals from experts, policy makers, academics and professionals in the field of housing. The ambition is to create a dynamic locus for debate that will provide decision makers with informed choices and that will encourage more holistic and strategic thinking about housing policy development than has been evident in recent decades. It will also be a resource for those studying housing issues at FE and HE levels.” Continue reading →