Tag Archives: Ted Knight

Unions hold vote to reject ‘commercial’ Brick by Brick scheme

Croydon’s trade unionists will tonight vote on a proposal to oppose Brick by Brick’s attempts to build flats on a patch of green space next to Ruskin House, the historic home of the Labour movement in the borough. One of … Continue reading

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Ted Knight: ‘Council housing schemes favour developers’

Croydon has 4,500 households on the waiting list for council homes More than half of private tenants are dependent on housing benefit because rents have soared Almost 1,000 families were made homeless last year as a result of unaffordable private … Continue reading

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Why Croydon needs a People’s Plan to fix politics

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Donald Trump’s US presidential election victory is a stark indication that the political system is broken, not only in America but in Britain, too, says TED KNIGHT, pictured left, the chair of the Croydon Assembly Many people have … Continue reading

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Attila the Stockbroker to open People’s Assembly, Nov 26

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Croydon Assembly, A People’s Plan, Ruskin House, Nov 26

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Harvey heads line-up for Education in Crisis Assembly debate

Philipa Harvey, one of the National Union of Teachers’ national officers, and Ted Knight are among the key note speakers on June 28 when the Croydon Assembly stages an “Education in Crisis” meeting at Ruskin House in Croydon. Teachers are … Continue reading

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Trades unions are on the march in Croydon for May Day

Croydon Assembly is calling on all trades union and community activists to give their support this coming Saturday, April 30, to the Croydon TUC May Day March and Rally. Under the slogan “Uniting Communities to Defeat the Tories”, the trade unions … Continue reading

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