A Runnymede Trust report has found Lambeth to be the most unequal
borough in the whole of England and Wales.
Np wonder a broad alliance of Lambeth organisations consider that current council policy is
worsening this situation.and are going to protest about the Council’s policies.
Saturday 8 October
WINDRUSH SQUARE, BRIXTON
followed by a march to Clapham Common
Already signed up to support the movement are:
Thames Central Open Spaces (Garden Bridge)
DPAC (Disabled People Against the Cuts)
Unite the Union
Lambeth Green Party
Lambeth United Housing Co-operative
LAMPAG (Lambeth Pensioners Action Group)
Save Cressingham Estate
Save West Bury Estate
Save Central Hill Community
Save Fenwick Estate
Brixton Come Together
South London RCG
Save Brixton Arches
Lambeth Housing Activists
Defend the Ten libraries
Save Our Libraries
UpRise – anti-racism festival
Long Live Southbank
Lambeth Socialist Party
Friends of Stockwell Skatepark
Residents of MacIntosh Court, Denby Court and McCall Close
This is to be a PEACEFUL event – making the point that ordinary
people, families and businesses are seeing the destruction of
services, homes, jobs and the rights of residents.
Participants are asked to wear PINK to signify good humour and fun –
but the purpose is serious.
Leaflets and poster attached.
The initial position has been agreed in democratic meetings:
“The people of Lambeth call on the council that is supposed to represent us
– to become financially transparent and democratic
– to become accountable to its residents
– to put the interests of residents and council workers before the
interests of private companies.
“The people of Lambeth call for [council leader] Lib Peck and her
cabinet to resign, as they have betrayed the trust and faith of the
residents of Lambeth. We have no confidence in their ability to
* Recent controversies in Lambeth include decisions to: demolish six
council estates; support the destructive Garden Bridge; close four out
of 10 libraries; support Network Rail’s eviction of long-established
businesses in the Brixton Arches; numerous planning decisions to close
local pubs, clubs and shops to develop luxury flats.