Monday 8 November 2010 6.11pm
Why are we talking in the past tense as if it's all over?
There are still people living on the Heygate facing dispossession, I am one of them!
I am still here because I am a leaseholder and I can't afford to buy another home with the paltry offer the council have made for my home. The council has flouted statutory compulsory purchase law in all its dealings with leaseholders(see http://halag.wordpress.com
Last year we were courted by Labour councillors who accused the The Lib Dem/Tory coalition of"strong-arming and intimidating tenants and leaseholders out of their homes on the Heygate"
Since we voted them in, Labour councillors have done nothing but accelerate the programme of intimidation and dispossession. The district heating system has been shut down, and the twenty remaining families on the Heygate are going into winter with no heating, no estate lighting, no postal delivery, no waste collection, no security, nowhere else to go...