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Homeless and hungry queuing for food, Coventry. The soup kitchen and food bank is provided by The Midland Langar Seva Society
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Office workers walking past a homeless man begging in the street, London Bridge business district
© Philip Wolmuth/reportdigital.co.uk

Street in Islington, North London, described as a no go area at the time, barricaded by the locals in protest against rent rises, means testing and evictions under the proposed new rent act. © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Street in Islington, North London, described as a no go area at the time, barricaded by the locals in protest against rent rises, means testing and evictions under the proposed new rent act.
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Squatters talk to printers, lobby of The Evening News and Daily Mail over negative news coverage of squatting, London 1975 © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Squatters talk to printers, lobby of The Evening News and Daily Mail over negative news coverage of squatting, London 1975
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1976: Graffiti on a bricked-up empty council owned property in Westbourne Park Road, West London. A number of empty houses in the street were occupied by squatters. Think of this as a window. © Philip Wolmuth/reportdigital.co.uk

1976: Graffiti on a bricked-up empty council owned property in Westbourne Park Road, West London. A number of empty houses in the street were occupied by squatters. Think of this as a window.
© Philip Wolmuth/reportdigital.co.uk

Squatters outside court. Piers Corbyn (L), one of the leaders and brother to Jeremy Corbyn, London 1979 © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Squatters outside court. Piers Corbyn (L), one of the leaders and brother to Jeremy Corbyn, London 1979
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Police and baliffs evicting squatters, London 1979 © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Police and baliffs evicting squatters, London 1979
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Meeting of squatters who took over part of housing estate, Kennington, South London 1980 © NLA/reportdigital.co.uk

Meeting of squatters who took over part of housing estate, Kennington, South London 1980
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Homeless woman on the streets, Coventry Precinct. A passer by giving food, kindness and concern © John Harris/reportdigital.co.uk

Homeless woman on the streets, Coventry Precinct. A passer by giving food, kindness and concern
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Eileen Short speaking, Defend Council Housing. Protest against the Housing Bill. Westminster. London.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Eileen Short speaking, Defend Council Housing. Protest against the Housing Bill. Westminster. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Council housing activists protest against the Housing Bill. Westminster. London. This Housing bill will make everything worse  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Council housing activists protest against the Housing Bill. Westminster. London. This Housing bill will make everything worse
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Council housing activists protest against the Housing Bill. Westminster. London. This is the Bill End of Council Housing  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Council housing activists protest against the Housing Bill. Westminster. London. This is the Bill End of Council Housing
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Homeless sleeping rough in front of luxury New Homes construction site hoarding as the Housing Bill is read in Parliament. Westminster. London.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Homeless sleeping rough in front of luxury New Homes construction site hoarding as the Housing Bill is read in Parliament. Westminster. London.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Local volunteers talk with the homeless. Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Local volunteers talk with the homeless. Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.  © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Birmingham Central Mosque, free hot meals for the homeless over the festive period. Christmas Eve, Birmingham.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

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Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Jasmine Stone with her daughter Safia. Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Jasmine Stone with her daughter Safia. Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

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Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site. © Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Focus E15 Mothers, formerly housed in a hostel, who have fought eviction and being sent out of London occupy flats on the Carpenters Estate. These Newham properties have been left empty for years due to the gentrification of the area around the Stratford Olympic site.
© Jess Hurd/reportdigital.co.uk

Striking Teachers Send Santa Message to Academy Sponsor Ark

Striking teachers from Copeland School of Wembley in North London dress in Santa suits and protest against the school being forcibly turned into an academy. Copeland faced being turned into an academy by charity Ark. Ark is run by the Conservative party national treasurer Stanley Fink. The protest was held outside the Ark Brent Academy. Brent Academy was the site of the longest campaign against an academy school between 2004 and 2008. The soundbite is from ATL Secretary Hank Roberts. He led the campaign in Brent against the Ark Academy.
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London Cyclists Protest Road Deaths

Several thousand cyclists perform a mass die in outside Transport For London offices in Southwark. The protest was to raise issue with the recent spate of cyclist deaths and to call for better and safer cycle paths in the capital.

Occupy Thatcher Constituency Office

Squating activists occupy the front entrance to the Conservative Constituency Office in Finchely of former leader Margaret Thatcher. The office is now run by Mike Freer. He is one of the architects of the act that criminalised squatting. The Occupy protestors called for Mr Freer to hug the homeless and spend a night sleeping on the streets.
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Page Hall Roma Community

Daylight scenes from the Page Hall community in Sheffield where English and Asian residents claim tensions with the Roma community are at breaking point. The footage shows two Asian lads verbally abuse a young Roma boy playing football in the street. Some residents have set up evening patrols to gather evidence on Roma people and report back to the police. The most common complaint by residents is children playing football in the streets. The area is currently under a 9pm curfew and children under 18 are moved on by the police.

Page Hall Residents Patrol

The Page Hall English and Asian residents patrol in Sheffield walk the streets at night to gather evidence of anti social behaviour. Some residents claim tensions with the Roma community are at breaking point. The most common complaint by residents is children playing football in the streets. The area is currently under a 9pm curfew and children under 18 are moved on

Oakland California- Elderly at a Community Food Bank. Pensioners eat lunch at St. Mary's Center in Oakland which provides  food programs for poor people.   © David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk

Oakland California- Elderly at a Community Food Bank. Pensioners eat lunch at St. Mary’s Center in Oakland which provides food programs for poor people.
© David Bacon/reportdigital.co.uk