Left Unity has condemned anti-homeless spikes outside a London branch of estate agents Foxtons, saying “first they make you homeless, then they put down these spikes”.
Pete Green of Left Unity said:
“Installing spikes outside a shop to deter homeless people is inhumane and disgusting. Last year Tesco had to back down over this issue, now Foxtons have put themselves in the firing line.
“The fact that it is Foxtons, an estate agent that has been a driving factor in the housing crisis by pushing up rents, adds insult to injury. First they make you homeless, then they put down these spikes.
“Homeless people need homes, not spikes. There are 700,000 homes lying empty in Britain today – more than enough for everyone who needs one.”
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