Rounding up the day’s news.
Cuts and housing shortage means bill is more than housing benefit.
How divided is your borough?
Outer boroughs left to deal with increase in lower income residents.
In which we read of chunky PCs, an unfunny comedian, an unidentified body, where not to shop, relocation and board games. In no particular order.
Photo by roboxley from the Londonist Flickr pool Boris Johnson and 12 Tory MPs for London are pressing for exemptions to housing benefit caps. In the wake of news that up to 82,000 households could lose their homes in the capital, the Mayor and parliamentarians …
Loughton resident Tre Azam came third in the 2007 series of the Apprentice. His success is now no surprise – this week he was revealed as being partial to a bit of extra-curricular ‘entrepreneurship’. In court Tre has been convicted of falsely claiming benefits due …