Rebecca Long Bailey commits to cancelling bogus council housing debt

One of the contenders in the Labour leadership election has tackled the issue of council housing debt. Labour's General Election Manifesto included a review of the level of debt held by local authority Housing Revenue Accounts. Rebecca Long Bailey, responding to questions from the Labour Campaign for Council Housing, has committed to cancelling this so-called … Continue reading Rebecca Long Bailey commits to cancelling bogus council housing debt

South Swindon CLP passes resolution on cancelling council housing ‘debt’

At its meeting today South Swindon Constituency Labour Party passed our model resolution on council housing 'debt'. There were two other resolutions for consideration but the housing resolution came top in the vote to decide which one would go forward to the September national Labour Party conference. Thus far the resolution is on the agenda … Continue reading South Swindon CLP passes resolution on cancelling council housing ‘debt’

Model Resolution – cancellation of council housing debt

Below is a model resolution which we are seeking Labour CLPs to send to this year's Labour Party conference. The resolution is being discussed at three CLPs thus far, South Swindon, North Swindon and Norwich. Model resolution for Labour Party conference Local authority Housing Revenue Account under-funding This conference recognises that local authority housing revenue … Continue reading Model Resolution – cancellation of council housing debt