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Squatting law will only criminalise the homeless. Let's demolish clause 130 | Tanya Gold | Comment is free | The Guardian - http://www.guardian.co.uk/comment...
Squatting law will only criminalise the homeless. Let's demolish clause 130 | Tanya Gold | Comment is free | The Guardian
"A new law is racing through the Lords, having passed the Commons. It is called the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill, and it contains an infamous clause, which goes by the number 130. If clause 130 passes, squatting an unoccupied residential property will no longer be a civil offence but a criminal one, punishable by a maximum fine of £5,000 – which feels like a joke when tossed at the homeless – or a sentence of up to a year. If the government does jail the homeless for being homeless, the joke surely is – well, they won't be homeless any more." - M F from Bookmarklet
This government is doing everything it can to make the poor poorer, this will not be a pretty country in five years time. - M F
really sucks... ugghhh - ᏓᏰ #team Monique