Re-examine the illegalisation of squatting - the government have to no purpose rendered thousands homeless by law, and no-one gains from thi
Squatting has always been a grey area in British law, but in recent years a crackdown has seen underhanded police tactics and dishonest legal practises undermine hundreds of attempted squat projects around the UK - and now squatting itself has been rendered illegal in the house of lords.
Am I the only one who feels deeply unsettled by the callous and seemingly irrational choices of our government with regard to this issue? As many as a fifth of commercial buildings in major cities and a considerable percentage of the residental lie empty, rotting, for no-one can afford to make use of them. Meanwhile communities are without services, charities are downsizing because they can't afford their own rent, and the homeless sit in shop doorways.
What is the sense in this?