Last week, I posted a pic of this threatening letter that had been received by Lukia, a resident of a Newham homelessness hostel:
Lukia has a history of depression and serious mental health problems.
She’s been living in a room in the homelessness hostel for more than a year.
Lukia has a history of serious mental health issues.
As I said in last week’s post, Lukia found this note very upsetting and threatening, as well she might.
The note says that if she doesn’t attend a meeting that day, she’ll be thrown off the council homelessness list and evicted from her hostel room.
In an email last week, councillors said they and the mayor were horrified by the note and would investigate.
Apparently, the mayor repeated that concern at a council meeting last night.
That was all very well, but I want to know the outcome of that investigation. It’s been over a week.
How many people have received such letters?
Why is it that councils (and other so-called service providers such as the DWP, just btw) allow such contempt for people who are most in need to flourish?