BMW strikes suspended:

Unite suspends planned BMW strikes after new offer

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BMW workers at the Cowley plant
Workers at the Cowley plant, where BMW makes Minis, took part in the strike

Planned strikes at BMW car plants have been suspended while members consider a deal.

Unite members were set to stage three walkouts later this month in a dispute over the closure of a final-salary pension scheme.

The union said it was not recommending the deal to workers at the Oxford, Goodwood near Chichester, Hams Hall and Swindon plants.

BMW said it believed the offer was “fair”.

Staff at the sites have already held four strikes – the first ever by BMW employees in Britain.

‘Standing together’

The union’s national officer for BMW, Fred Hanna, said it was not recommending the new offer “as it will have different outcomes for different people and their pensions”.

He added: “Members should be proud that by standing together they have forced BMW into making this offer.

“Without the action that Unite members have taken and the resolve they have shown in recent weeks, BMW would not have made this latest offer.”

According to BMW, 67% of those affected by the changes who were eligible to vote backed the action.

A company spokesman said: “The company is keeping all staff fully informed and we await further feedback from Unite following its ballot.

“We believe the offer to be fair and in the long-term interests of both the company and all our employees.”

The ballot is expected to run from 24 May to 9 June.

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New NHS organisation on the Isle of Wight:

Ken Knapman

The meeting on the NHS being organised in Ryde is timely and crucial and cannot be left to chance. Regardless of the attendance it should not be underestimated as to its significance for today in the General Election, or afterwards, in preserving a hospital on the Isle of Wight and defence against Conservative Austerity.

The objective of the Public meeting organised by IOW, “Save our NHS” states that it is:

“To establish an island wide organisation to secure the future of the island NHS and recognise that health and social care is a right for all”.

The meeting is to be held at, ASPIRE, RYDE ON FRIDAY 26TH MAY 6.30 TO 8.30PM.

We require a political movement, particularly on the NHS, which expresses the demand for an end to the regime which refuses to recognise our   healthcare rights.

The alleged choice that Teresa May presents, in the election, between ‘stability and strong government’, is a desperate hope that by strengthening the arbitrary authority with more powers, the people will accept but it will be rejected!

People have continued to express their own demands, independent of the in-fighting between this and that faction of the ruling elite, particularly in the Conservative Party. This shows why the Public Meeting is so important and timely.

The established ideologues want to blame the people for backward ideological beliefs and demand that they choose between one faction and the other, but they will not succeed in this or staunch the people’s striving for empowerment and justice.

We must use this election. We need to strengthen our independent thinking. We need to unite the opposition and step up our demands for the right to healthcare and education, for the right to pensions and a decent standard of living, for a change in the direction of the economy, against Austerity.

There is not only an incoherence of the NHS policy objectives by Government, but also it is accompanied by an aim of wrecking the national system of health and social care in England – in favour of the privatisation of care and the interests of private providers.

Jeremy Hunt starkly contradicts himself with a proclaimed objective that was so prominently promoted by the Government – especially in relation to the junior doctors’ dispute – for hospitals to operate elective care seven days a week, to purportedly reduce waiting lists. Of course, the reality was entirely the opposite. Rather than put in the investment necessary to achieve 7-day elective care, the government continued its massive cuts, which have pushed hospitals to the brink of disaster over recent months.

GPs are being expected to refer fewer people to hospital and the NHS will expand the use of “referral management processes”, which are private companies that decide whether a doctor’s referral to a consultant, or to have an operation, is justified.

They now talk about delaying “non-urgent operations” and operations that are already subject to long delays, “urgent” operations are now already included in these delays as the continued cutbacks and “cost improvement programmes” to intensive care units and acute beds is implemented.

The British Medical Association (BMA) pointed out that the inability of the NHS to meet all of its waiting time targets showed that it was at breaking point. BMA council chair Dr Mark Porter said: “Achieving one delivery promise only by missing another is a textbook example of rationing access to care. It should not be happening in today’s NHS.”

Such an outmoded and outdated conception is only consistent with the view that the NHS and all social programmes are considered a “cost and a burden”.

It is a barbaric remnant of the past in the modern age, where people who need a hip or knee replacement, cataract removal, hernia repair or other “non-urgent operation” should join a long queue and suffer, or pay for private healthcare.

There are those that have manipulated public opinion and attempted to quell outcry on the Isle of Wight. They pretend that things are not so bad. They continue to keep things hushed but the truth is rather stubborn as are the facts.

The Sustainability and Transition Plans, STP’s for short popularly denounced as “Slash, Trash and Privatise, are proven now to be ill conceived, underfunded and a poor alternative to the tried and tested NHS.

The outsourcing of NHS Services and departments to the private sector and to the mainland will kill our island hospital and NHS.

The overwork and shortages of staff, doctors and nurses is catastrophic.The staff are overworked and underpaid.

This situation is critical and cannot go on!

The meeting on the NHS being organised in Ryde is timely and crucial. Whatever the outcome, it is a start and we call on all people to support it and also workers and unions in the NHS to assist.

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Why a General Election Now?

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Many people have asked, “Why has Teresa May decided to call a general election on June 8th?”

.What does Prime Minister May think these elections will accomplish? Will they “secure the strong and stable” leadership the country needs to see us through Brexit and beyond”, she goes on about?

The referendum on Brexit sorted out none of the contradictions within the Westminster ruling elite.

How does May propose that a general election will sort them out? Because it won’t.

It is just another desperate attempt to use her control in parliament to wipe out contending factions while keeping the people in check.

It has nothing to do with finding a way forward consistent with the needs of people or with providing Britain with an aim for its people for peace, an end to exploitation, an end to the destruction of manifacturing and proper jobs, against racism and fascism, for peoples democratic rights and democratic renewal of the political system, an alternative to austerity, for health, welfare and education as rights of all   let alone the rights of refugees and migrants.

The election call and campaign reveal the deep all-sided crisis in which Britain, but the EU and global capitalism, is mired in.

Theresa May, wants to align Britain with the US. The dangerous man, Fallon, wants to develop “first strike” nuclear capability, get involved in the Korean Peninsula, with Johnson’s attack on Syria and Iran and support Israel’s ambitions as well as confront Russia in the Ukraine. It includes reducing defence and converting to offensive tactics and weapons such as aircraft carriers, to join with the manouvres of NATO.

Parliament no longer can sort out differences in the traditional two party kind of Government and Opposition, now the factions are expected to change and dominance of one faction in a ‘One Party State’ without reasonable accommodations. At the same time they want to keep the working class out of power. This is despite having their own political party, the “rigged” system, which is said to be representative, blocks them from coming to power.

It is the striving for empowerment of the working class that is what has always forced open the door to progress. Where else has it come from?

The working people require a political movement expressing the demands of the working class for an end to the regime, which refuses to recognise their rights on any front whatsoever.

Theresa May spoke about the priority of “economic certainty”. It is the last thing the election is likely to bring.

Manufacturing, to serve the needs of the economy is not even on the agenda.

The ruling elite is now also haunted by the fact that “post-Brexit” they stand to lose the City of London as a centre of finance capital.

The sun set on the British Empire long ago but the chaunvenistic dream of making Britain “Great Again”, has still not gone away with dreams of opening up Commonwealth trade. Couple this with continued dispossession of the peoples of Scotland, Wales and Ireland, the rest of Europe and Asia, Africa and even Latin America and the Caribbean.

The alleged choice that May presents between stability and strong government or chaos is the same call as was made by David Cameron. It is a desperate hope to strengthen arbitrary authority and police powers yet peoples of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland say No! They have continued to express their own demands despite factional infighting of the ruling elite.

To divide and rule people and disorient them, they have launched a vicious campaign of denigrating the stands and character of Jeremy Corbyn. This too is done to destroy the Labour Party. It shows that the main target of attack in these elections is the working class. It is to make sure there isn’t a change in the direction of the economy and the anti-war movement is smashed.

The call for “strong government”, for the use of more police powers, will not sort out the climate of anarchy and chaos they themselves have caused.

We must use this election.

We must not allow them to blame us for their problems and we must call a halt to their warmongering and destruction of what we hold dear such as the NHS. We must oppose racism and anti-people stands, which the ruling class itself espouses.

What about the Isle of Wight?

The situation has similarities. It is becoming clearer how the Conservatives engineered their coup and also what the intentions of some of the Conservative Councillors are. What is clear is that it will be arbitrary decision making if they are elected and also more delegated decisions. Their regeneration is a fraud with investments made to suit their friends and their own back pockets.

The issues such as connectivity to and from the island, how it is funded and whether essential services are maintained or will be cut are important. Also access to the health service, St Mary’s Hospital and whether it can survive or not, or the state of education and whether Sandown Secondary will close.

We must step up our demands, in these dangerous times, for our rights to healthcare and education, for the right to pensions and a decent standard of living and for a change in the direction of the economy, opposing austerity cuts and rights of the disabled and for social care and minority rights and for an anti-war government.

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Exeter Political Forum:

An Invitation to the Exeter Political
Forum on the Future of Society

Saturday, May 20, 2017, 11:00 am (registration) – 5:00 pm
To participate, contact  us at the Trades Council.

The times are crying out for the working class and people to take control of the future of society. This Political Forum in the West Country is one of a series taking place in cities and regions throughout Britain which are discussing this issue and what is necessary to achieve this.

We invite all democratic forces and working people of all nationalities and from all walks of life, especially young people and those involved in the struggle for a change in direction of society, to participate and contribute to the discussion. Bring your views, your questions, your concerns and energise the discussion. Present your vision of a better future, a new direction.

The workers’ and people’s movements are affirming that the problems facing society, including the danger of war, the destruction of the manufacturing base, and the trampling on the rights of all human beings, demand resolution and that working people – youth, women, workers, the people as a whole – are the force that can bring about change.

Let us work out together how to realise a modern society and take control of the future, in a situation where what is absent today is the ability, the power, of the working class and people to take control of their lives and be the decision-makers.   Let us together discuss the concrete work and practical politics required to ensure the success of the pro-social movements of the people and remove the blocks to the progress of society.

This is the 21st century, and the times demand that an aim is set for society which is new and human-centred. Let us join together to affirm the necessity for change, change which empowers the people to gain control over their lives and work, which is their right. History is made by ordinary people achieving extraordinary things on the basis that there is an alternative!

Together let us chart a new path!

You can express your interest in participating in this programme by contacting us at the Trades Council.

For further details of the programme of political forums taking place in cities and regions throughout the country, visit :

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London Mayday:

MAY DAY 2017

MONDAY MAY 1
ASSEMBLE CLERKENWELL GREEN 12 NOON
MARCH TO TRAFALGAR SQUARE 13.00

FIGHTING AUSTERITY – FIGHTING CUTS
FIGHTING ANTI-TRADE UNION LAWS
CELEBRATING WORKING CLASS ACHIEVEMENT


MAY DAY SPEAKERS LIST TO DATE

Speakers confirmed –

JOHN McDONNELL MP

MARK SERWOTKA PCS GENERAL SECRETARY

KIRI TUNKS NUT VICE-PRESIDENT

RMT SOUTHERN DISPUTE

BECTU CINEMAS DISPUTE

MIGRANT WORKERS

FINOLA KELLY ECHR DISPUTE

UNITE

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MAYDAY:

MAY FIRST 2017
Urgent Need to Develop the Independent Politics
of the Working Class and Uphold the Rights of All!

On the occasion of May First 2017, the Revolutionary Communist Party of Britain (Marxist-Leninist) sends militant greetings to the working class and people and congratulates them for all the struggles they have waged in the past year in defence of their rights.

On April 18, Prime Minister Theresa May announced her decision to call a general election on June 8. The following day a majority of MPs in the House of Commons approved this plan. Dissolution of Parliament will take place on Wednesday, May 3.

What does Prime Minister May think these elections will accomplish? Will they “secure the strong and stable leadership the country needs to see us through Brexit and beyond”, as she says?

The referendum on Brexit sorted out none of the contradictions within the ruling class; how does May propose that a general election will sort them out? It won’t. It is just another desperate attempt to use her control of the state apparatus to wipe out contending factions within the financial oligarchy while keeping the working class and people in check. It has nothing to do with finding a way forward consistent with the needs of the working people who live in England, Scotland, Wales or Ireland or with providing Britain with an aim consistent with the needs of its people for peace and an end to the plunder of their resources and destruction of the productive forces, let alone the peoples of the world.

The election call and campaign reveal the deep all-sided crisis in which Britain, but also France and all members of the EU, is mired as a result of the stranglehold of the monopolies and the dangerous inter-imperialist contention for control over Europe. After the referendum on the EU in June last year which led to the resignation of David Cameron and the “coronation” of Theresa May, the government has continued to further align Britain with the US imperialists in their own striving to control Europe and take over Asia.

As for the fraud of what are called the Brexit negotiations, these elections will not sort out the interests of different sets of oligopolies and monopoly interests which are fighting it out, using everything at their disposal. This includes the armed forces and NATO and the covert methods and dirty tricks in the arsenal of what are called intelligence agencies. In this respect, Theresa May faces deep divisions within the Conservative Party itself which the elections will also not sort out.

Neither elections, nor the Party system itself, nor Parliament function in the way they were designed to do a century and more ago. They were designed to sort out differences between the factions of the ruling class organised into the two main traditional political parties so as to reach reasonable accommodations, while maintaining the working class and people in check, tied to their apron strings. Since then, the working class won the right to vote but, despite establishing a political party of its own, the system which is said to be representative blocks them from coming to power.

But the striving for empowerment of the working class is what has always forced open the door to progress. Today, more than ever, the working class continues to fight for an economy that provides for all and for justice, peace and freedom. This is why the ruling elite and their media are using this election, just as they used the Referendum on Brexit, to push a massive disinformation campaign to deprive the working class and people of their own outlook on the basis of which they can find their bearings and make an advance. The working people require a political movement which expresses the demands of the working class for an end to the regime which refuses to recognise their rights on any front whatsoever – whether to a livelihood, security in retirement, healthcare, education, housing and peace of mind, as well as peace by withdrawing Britain from NATO and all military adventures around the world.

In the context of Brexit, Theresa May spoke about the priority of “economic certainty”. It is the last thing the election is likely to bring. The problems of the economy will not be solved by any of the competing sets of oligarchs, who make their fortunes based on plundering the state treasury, speculating on financial markets and wiping each other out. The demand of the working class for manufacturing to serve the needs of the economy is not on the agenda and it is not a matter of good or bad policies of good or bad politicians. The ruling elite is now also haunted by the fact that “post-Brexit” they stand to lose the City of London as a centre of finance capital. This problem is in fact nothing new, merely resurfacing at this time in the competition with Germany and the US to control Europe’s and the world’s financial markets and transactions.

In this regard, the sun set on the British Empire long ago. Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair promised to Make Britain Great Again on the basis of the destruction of even the conception of a society which is responsible for the well-being of its members and through assaults on the entire British working class. This has been coupled with continued brutal dispossession of the peoples of Scotland, Wales and Ireland, the rest of Europe and Asia, Africa and even Latin America and the Caribbean.

The alleged choice that May presents between stability and strong government or chaos is the same call as was made by David Cameron. It is a desperate hope that by strengthening the arbitrary authority of police powers, the people will submit their wealth willingly to the moloch of finance capital. But the working class and peoples of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland say No! They have continued to express their own demands, independent of the in-fighting between this and that faction of the ruling class. To blame the people for the backward ideological beliefs of the rulers and demand that they choose between one faction and the other will not succeed in staunching the people’s striving for empowerment, justice and peace.

To divide the people and disorient them, the rulers have launched a vicious campaign of denigrating the stands and character of Jeremy Corbyn. This too is done to destroy the Labour Party and disorient the working class. It shows that the main target of attack in these elections is the working class and all those who want to open a path to progress and who demand their right to have a say over all the affairs which affect their lives. It is to make sure the slogan for a change in the direction of the economy does not get off the ground and that the anti-war movement is smashed. The call for “strong government”, for the use of unfettered police powers, will not sort out the climate of anarchy and violence which accompanies the destruction of the public authority which was established after World War II. All attempts to deny and criminalise the people’s right of conscience under the guise that this is what causes instability, must be opposed.

Let us also use this election to defeat all attempts to blame the working class and people for the warmongering, chauvinist, racist and anti-people stands which the ruling class itself espouses. Let us step up our demands for the right to healthcare and education, for the right to pensions and a decent standard of living, for a change in the direction of the economy, against the dictates of the plutocrats and oligopolies and the state that serves them, for the security of the people which lies in the fight for the rights of all, and for the recognition of the rights of all citizens and residents which comprise the UK and of the peoples of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, as well as for an anti-war government.

These are dangerous times. On May First and during the general election, we say:

All Out to Develop the Independent Politics of the Working Class and Uphold the Rights of All!
Workers of All Countries, Unite!

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Housing in the South and Isle of Wight, as elsewhere, is an election issue.

Housing is a basic human right. In order to recognise this right and provide it with a guarantee. In building their opposition, workers need to elaborate the alternative of a modern public housing system. The Government of Teresa May, wishes to duck the housing crisis as an election issue.

Rented accommodation in Britain since the war switched mainly from Private to Public. Previously Landlord Capitalism was the source but switched to being centred on Council Housing. Today it is normally Housing Associations that provide “affordable” Housing in the South and Isle of Wight, as elsewhere, is an election issue..

Housing associations are private, but are supposed to be non-profit making organisations that provide low-cost “social housing” for people in need of a home. Any trading surplus is used to maintain existing housing and to help finance new homes. Although independent they are regulated by the state and often receive public funding. Some associations now run shared ownership schemes

Housing associations borrow money to pay for new homes and improvements, so a claim on the product is transferred to finance capital through investment institutions such as banks and building societies but also through dealing in the bond market. Finance capital is in control economically and politically. Their right to private profit trumps the right to housing as it does all other rights under the rule of the financial oligarchy. The people’s right to housing is pushed aside by the oligarchs and replaced with their aim of making private profit.

After the Housing Act 1988, the proportion of the cost of new homes met by capital grant was scaled back by the Government, so borrowing became the primary source of funding for investment. Much was borrowed from banks and building societies, but after the 2008 financial crisis, caused by the sub-prime mortgage collapse, these institutions ceased to offer loans, so associations turned more to corporate bonds to raise funds.*1

In the South and the Isle of Wight is an example of the growth of Housing Association groups that operate as big businesses. They operate through the state and are in essence private corporations.

Sovereign was formed in November 2016, as the result of a merger between Spectrum Housing Group and Sovereign.

Southern Housing Group was among the largest and oldest housing associations in the UK, managing 28,000 homes for over 66,000 residents in London and the south east of England.

Southern Housing Group began as the Samuel Lewis Housing Trust in 1901 when Samuel Lewis, an English money-lender and philanthropist, died and left an endowment of £670,000 to set up a charitable trust to provide housing for the poor (equivalent to about £30 million in modern terms).

Samuel Lewis Housing Trust completed its first properties in 1910 at Liverpool Road in Islington, London. These were:

  1. Ixworth Place, Chelsea (1912)
  2. Warner Road, Camberwell (1913–1919)
  3. Vanston Place, Walham Green, Fulham (1920–22)
  4. Dalston Lane, Hackney (1923)
  5. Lisgar Terrace, Fulham (1927)
  6. Amhurst Road, Hackney (1931–37)
  7. Amhurst Park, Stamford Hill (1938–39)

It was a trust but now it developed into a larger private enterprise retaining its status but with capital growth.

In 2001 the Trust changed its name to Southern Housing Group to reflect the change of character of the organisation. Sovereign was formed in November 2016, as the result of a merger between Spectrum Housing Group and Sovereign.

Spectrum Housing Group is also known as: Spectrum Housing or Housing Association (Medina) or Medina Housing Association.

Sovereign is registered as a “social business” and one of the largest housing associations in the country. Providing 55,000 homes for around 130,000 people across the south and south west of England and the Isle of Wight. (*2)

In 1989 Newbury District Council (now West Berkshire Council) transferred its homes to a new housing association, which could borrow money to invest in homes. Originally called West Berkshire Housing Association, the name was changed to Sovereign in 1994 as the housing association grew beyond the county borders.It had Interest in 4,000 homes.

Spinnaker Housing Group brought together Western Challenge with Medina and the Foyer for the Island.It operated in the South and the Isle of Wight with interest in 10,000 homes.

Signpost Housing ran the maintenance company Signpost Services, which would eventually become Spectrum Property Care in Dorset and Devon with interest in 4,000 homes.

Founded in 1989, Twynham Housing Association joined others in 2007 to create Sovereign Housing with an interest in 2,500 homes.

In 2007 Spectrum Housing Group was formed as Spinnaker Housing Group and Signpost Housing group merge.

In 2007, The Vale Housing Association joins the group with an Interest in 5,300 homes in Oxfordshire. It had been founded in 1995.

In 2009 Kingfisher HVHS joined the group from Hampshire with an Interest in 10,200 homes.

In 2011 Sovereign Housing group amalgamated into a single legal entity called Sovereign Housing Association, now with an interest in 34,000 homes.

In 2013 Spectrum Medina, including, Foyer for the Isle of Wight, Spectrum Western Challenge and Spectrum Signpost amalgamated into Spectrum Housing Group for Southernn England, Devon, Dorset and the Isle of Wight with an interest of 17,051 homes.They became Spectrum Housing Group.

In 2016, Sovereign Housing Association and Spectrum Housing Association became Sovereign Housing Association covering South England and the Isle of Wight with an interest of 55,000 homes. (*3)

The crisis in social housing has steadily built up since the selling of Council Houses, abandonment of Council House building schemes, growth of large property magnates and oligarchs as well as the development of the corporate nature now of Housing Associations.

In the present General Election the issue of housing stands high on the agenda. The Conservative Party who control the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) were meant to tackle, but have seriously failed to provide homes to meet the dire housing shortage. Recent DCLG figures bare theis out, instead of increasing housing stock it is in fact reducing,

House building; new build dwellings, England: December Quarter 2016

On a quarterly basis, new build dwelling starts in England were estimated only at 41,620 (seasonally adjusted) in the latest quarter. This is despite much being said about the Government meeting the need by massive investment in housing. Completions were estimated at only 35,980 (seasonally adjusted), and were even 4 per cent lower than the previous quarter and 2 per cent lower than a year ago.

Annual new build dwelling starts only totalled 153,370 in the year to December 2016 a mere 5 per cent increase compared with the year to December 2015. At this dismal rate they would nowhere near meet the demand and necessity. A drastic im[provement must be made. During the same period, completions totalled 140,660, yet again a decrease of 1 per cent compared with last year.

Private enterprise new completions were 5 per cent lower. Starts, in comparison by housing associations, were only 4 percent higher compared to the last quarter and completions only 1 per cent higher.

At this rate the need to elaborate the alternative of a modern public housing system is essential, because a new level required by for a decent standard of life for all through proper housing will never be achieved by the current system. (*4)

Teresa May and the Conservatives are seeking to hide the issue of housing in the in the coming general election. It is a right, to which all parties will have to respond. The price of housing is absurd. Even in the cheapest cities, houses are around six times local earnings. Soaring prices are an issue particularly for young workers, who make up the bulk of first-time buyers. Many in high-price areas are abandoning the idea of buying and are instead renting.

High house prices and rents have resulted in rising homelessness and growing waiting lists for council houses.

Housing is important for any economy, any social system. Housing is a basic necessity for the population, just as health care, education, and social rights. The work and materials required for building and maintenance also forms an important sector of industry.

For contemporary capitalism in particular, property is a key asset, where rising prices and rents provide a safe investment for accumulated wealth, as well as an opportunity for big scores.

Meanwhile, the real issue for the ordinary population is the need for a decent quality of housing.

What is required is a modern system of public housing, in line with a modern definition of a human standard of living, as a basic right.

A modern system of housing would itself be a factor in developing the economy, part of changing the direction of the economy to a pro-social direction. It would provide work and help re balance the economy through the development of industry and provide an impetus towards lifting the economy out of its current quagmire in that new direction.

When a complete disaster or breakdown does occur then the ruling elite will deal with it in its usual way with massive state intervention to bail out themselves and pass the burden onto the people. They are doing this by manipulating the current Housing Association system, which uses its connection to the state and the private sector.

The ruling elite have a single-minded aim to extract as much private profit as they can from every corner of the socialised economy. Housing is yet another front of battle for the oligarchs to make profit and claim on the social product. It can be done through rent or mortgage interest.

A crisis for them would be if the state declared housing to be a right for all and that the oligarchs’ aim of private profit was not allowed to interfere with guaranteeing the people’s right to housing.

People’s rights should be guaranteed in practice and the aim of private profit not allowed to interfere. The situation requires the gain of political power in favour of the people, which is necessary to deprive the capitalists of the power to deprive the people of their rights.

Footnotes:

*1

Source: Hollander, Gavriel (11 November 2011). “End of the line for long-term lending”Inside Housing.

*2

Source: webpage https://www.sovereign.org.uk/

*3

Source: Sovereign website: https://www.sovereign.org.uk/about-us/who-we-are/

*4

Source: Department for communities and local Government.

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/593883/House_Building_Release_December_Qtr_2016.pdf

 

 

 

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