Video: Haringey Council Vote Through £2BN Public Asset Deal with Lendlease

9 July 2017 — TRNN

London’s Haringey Council voted to approve a £2 billion sell-off of public assets to the notorious private developer Lendlease despite overwhelming opposition from the community

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Haringey Council Vote Through £2BN Public Asset Deal with LendleaseSpeaker 1: … if everybody on the street, everybody living on the estates, everybody who truly has a heart does believe that housing is a human right.

 

Speaker 2: No social cleansing!

 

Speaker 3: Stop the HDV! 

Speaker 2: No social cleansing!

Speaker 3: Stop the HDV!

Speaker 4: They got a long history of blacklisting workers who’ve raised health and safety issues, who’ve raised their rights at work, and we will not let Haringey Council forget that. 

Speaker 2: We want everybody in Haringey to know that we have a shameful council who are handing over council housing and public lands to private developers.

Speaker 4: Let us in! Let us in! Let us in! Let us in! Let us in! Let us in! Let us in! Let [crosstalk 00:00:59]. 

Speaker 3: Let us in! Let us in! Let us in! Let us in! No social cleansing! No social cleansing! No social cleansing! No social cleansing! No social cleansing! No social cleansing! No social cleansing! No social cleansing! No social cleansing! 

Speaker 5: London is going to be a playground for the rich. You’re physically not going to be able to live in the area in which you were born and raised, and have a right to be in, if you don’t have money.

Speaker 2: We cannot afford the “affordable” housing, and we the people need to let them know we will not tolerate being priced out of our homes.

Cop: They’re a noisy bunch. 

Speaker 4: We just want a place to live. That’s what our estates are for. It’s time to fight, to try and survive. We’re living in a state of war.