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Recognising the ‘invisible’ Latin Americans in Lambeth

This article originally appeared on the Brixton Blog and in the newspaper equivalent, the Brixton Bugle. There are an estimated almost 200,000 Latin Americans in the United Kingdom, with the largest number in Lambeth and Southwark, yet they remain a largely invisible community. Brixton councillor Martin Tiedemann, himself of Latin American descent, explains why the campaign … Continue reading

1 in 6 Lambeth residents to be affected by the Government’s benefit cuts

In April 2013 the government is making a series of cuts to benefits that will affect 1 in 6 Lambeth residents. Council Tax Benefit is being scrapped – the change will mean reductions in financial support for 20,758 Lambeth households Disability Living Allowance is being abolished – 9,000 people in Lambeth will be affected Housing … Continue reading

Modern and mutual: How do we put people in control of public services?

This article appeared on ProgressOnline as a report on a session at Progress Annual Conference 2011: The odd blend of vague fudge and cynical spin that sums up the ‘big society’ inevitably blurs Labour’s response. Different strands of Labour, from the Co-operative Party to the thoughts of Tessa Jowell, Maurice Glasman and Blue Labour, have … Continue reading