The Simon Community has been supporting the campaign against the coalition government’s plan to criminalise squatting since June 2011. To read more about the campaign and the Community’s involvement, click here.here.
There has also been a lot in the news lately about the anti-squatting proposal including articles, letters, and protests demonstrating that many are against the plans including unions, barristers and students.
The government launched a public consultation to gauge public opinion and take suggestions into account. The consultation period ended on October 5th 2011.
Click here for a summary of the consultation response by the Simon Community.