Squatters rights protesters were arrested after clash with police outside Parliament. It was reported that about 150 protesters turned up to protest about the criminalisation of squatters, then the masses of officers arrived looking to break up the protest.
Scuffles reportedly broke out between demonstrators and police, with officers using batons and loud hailers in an attempt to break up the crowd.Campaign group Squatters Action for Secure Homes said hundreds of police flooded the streets of Westminster and used “kettling tactics against those involved in the protest.Some protesters were held in a police cordon and Scotland Yard confirmed at least 12 people were arrested in connection with the incident.
It has also been reported that up to 65,000 people could potentially become homeless due to the continuing recession.
Policies that the Government are making are only to protect the continued wealth of the minority whilst the majority of us carry on struggling.