The one thing the institutions that control us (banks , corporations and so on) fear most, is self determined communities. Self determination is about building a social base. A secure platform of solidarity understanding and vision of where we are going. It takes all kinds of people. No one has all of the answers. There is no reason we cannot succeed if we are honest and open about what we are trying to achieve.
The Current “Building Regulation Fiasco” regarding “Council Building Verification” is a result of “Inexperienced” individuals making “Decisions” beyond their skill set, the Financial Planners having the Loudest Voice often have the greatest influence.
This is the result of “Austerity Measures Needed” for the SNP Government to “Cut or Exempt” Almost 100,000 Employers Business Rates.
But We Need Dialogue with Employers about Sharing the Funding Burden of the “In Work Benefits” since they Profit from this “Social Responsibility”.
Even Now almost a decade after the Banking crash We face a “Campaign of Austerity” driven by the “Excess of the Banking Industry” that results in the need for Authorities to “Save Money” with the first option All to often seaming to have an effect on those Least able to bear the Burden
Social Housing Tenants
With the Fabric & Infrastructure in the communities perceived as “Outside the curve” Starved of Funding for whatever the “Plausible Excuse being used”.
The Increased use of critical support events like visits to Food Banks by increasing levels of users, plus 600 cases of "Substandard Housing" reported to Renfrewshire Citizens Advice.
It is time to Act.
I am from a Large Family, with memories of the Room & Kitchen "Version" of Social Housing with the "Move" to a house with bedrooms Only After the birth of my