How hypocritical of South Thanet’s Conservative MP, Craig Mackinlay, to take a selfie for Twitter with Trussell Trust volunteers collecting for food banks.
Read full Isle of Thanet News article here.
A quick reminder about the public talk on local wealth-building courtesy of Thanet Gazette. Come and join us on Friday 23 November as we hear about some of the ways in which we can make Thanet thrive.
When Thanet Clinical Commissioning Group took the decision not to recommission Thanet’s vital Thinkaction mental health hub, a spokesman claimed that we would be able to access the same services from other providers. In this letter to Thanet Gazette, I share a few home truths.
No one can have failed to notice the shocking rise of homelessness in the UK. This has more than doubled under the Tories, and there’s been a four-fold increase in people sleeping on the streets. Home ownership is at a 30-year low, the building of social rented homes is at an all-time low and one in ten homes is unfit for human habitation. My letter about homelessness in our area was included in today’s Thanet Gazette.