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Student loans – the third perspective

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In an Urban Wisdom luncheon we discussed why four out of six of us had not gone to university. An hour had elapsed, and obviously given the ridiculous hike in tuition fees last year, our main arguments circled this £9,000…

Diary of a squatter

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The following is based on true events, though written before the changes to squatting law in September 2012. ‘And with some conviction he orders my eviction.’ Part 1: Living in an old hostel that’s been empty for two years, planning…

Peer courts – a good idea?

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“Think back to the London riots, just think how many young people would not have gone to prison in 2011 if these systems were in place then?” A Conservative London Assembly Member, James Cleverly, is calling for a dramatic change…

Food poverty in London

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Our response to the London Assembly’s recent report on food poverty; “A Zero Hunger City”. Kids Company’s Plate Pledge campaign has been raising awareness of the reality of hungry children in the UK, and this helped push The London Assembly…