Sat 26th Feb 2011
Added on Wed 23rd Feb 2011, 10:46pm — last updated Thu 24th Mar 2011, 7:38pm
Homelessness is set to rise under the cuts...
We bailed out RBS (who own Natwest) with £20 billion taxpayers money, so...
Turn Natwest in Brixton (504 Brixton Road, SW9 8EW) into a housing project for the Homeless!
Be in Natwest for 1:29pm and listen for the signal. Bring a sleeping bag!
Southwark UK Uncut activists will be joining us from their earlier Natwest action in Peckham at 11am - keep an eye out for the listing!
Natwest turned into housing project!https://london.indymedia.org/articles/7602
Brixton Natwest was today turned into a housing project to highlight the cuts being made to Housing Benefits. The branch was occupied until closing time by 20-25 local people armed with sleeping bags, placards, and a big orange tent! Homelessness is set to rise under this government: in December a coalition of 17 charities warned that the proposed welfare cuts could result in 8000 more people without homes, more recently it has been reported that homeless charities will lose 30% of their funding with around 8800 hostels due to close in England alone.
See Indymedia article for pics: