Homeless man found dead near Parliament

Last Wednesday, a homeless man was found dead in the underpass of Westminster tube station, which serves the Houses of Parliament. The Metropolitan police reported the death as “unexplained, but not suspicious.” A Portuguese national, he was a former model…

Labour pledges land reforms in a bid to recreate ‘municipal socialism’

In a speech to Labour party councillors on the 3rd of February, Jeremy Corbyn set out his plans to challenge the status quo of how houses are built in this country. At the heart of Labour’s plans are changes to…

Grenfell – A piece of London, broken by Britain

In the 2017 Budget announcement given UK Chancellor Philip Hammond, £28 million was promised for “mental health services, regeneration support for the surrounding areas and to provide a new community space for Grenfell United community group”. What is exactly lies…

The Beaver Launches “Breaking Ground” Investigation with Student Housing Survey

Features Editor Oli Wheeler writes about the new project, and gives his take on populism, globalisation and the housing crisis In 2015 the University of London published the results of its housing survey, showing that the average student in the…