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Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Corrupt MIPIM

By Revd Paul Nicolson of Taxpayers Against Poverty

I have joined the Radical Housing Network who are highlighting the risks to the health and well being of low income renters of the mass exploitation of London property for private gain.
MIPIM (Le marché international des professionnels de l'immobilier - The international market  of professionals in real estate) is an international property event hosted in Cannes, France each March. It is hosted by Reed MIDEM and advertised as one of the largest real estate shows, including an exhibition area, networking events and expert-led conference sessions over a period of 4 days.
They are coming to London for a huge  global
 property event 
in London on
the 15th - 17th of October. 
MIPIM attracts people from a wide variety of real estate sectors. It aims to facilitate business between investors, corporate end-users, local authorities, hospitality professionals, industrial and logistics players and other real estate professionals.
In Tottenham w
e already have experience of the corrupt practices of MIPIM who were party to an invitation to a Haringey Councilor to a meeting on a Yacht in Cannes in the South of France
, some of whose expenses were paid by investors,
to discuss the redevelopment of council houses in Tottenham; that means the demolition of them. 
Turning the UK into an international free-market in property can only mean more cash flowing into private hands, out of the UK, and away from the common good of every UK citizen and the need for truly affordable housing to rent o