Momentum to focus on resisting evictions during Covid-19 crisis

Group shifts away from internal Labour politics towards community campaigns

Momentum, the political group closely linked to Jeremy Corbyn’s former leadership of the Labour party, is launching what it calls a “resistance campaign” against residential evictions as part of a shift in focus for the organisation towards community-based action.

With the government allowing court eviction hearings in England and Wales to resume from 20 September, there are concerns that tens of thousands of people who have fallen into rent arrears amid the coronavirus crisis could lose their homes.

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