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Erin Pizzey attacks Hounslow Council

Title
Erin Pizzey attacks Hounslow Council
Genre
Interview
TX Date
17 Jan 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:01:58
Description
Women’s rights campaigner Erin Pizzey talks about her feelings towards Hounslow Council. She says its making her and the women whom she has helped homeless is a political act. She condemns Hounslow and other councils for their indifference to the plight of abused women and children and says that if they take her to jail, they will have to take everyone there, as well as newspaper publisher David Astor, who has given her his support. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Erin Pizzey
Keywords
London; Legal procedure; Local authorities; Housing; Women; Hackney; Erin Pizzey; Domestic violence; Homeless; Housing needs; Accommodation; Haringey; Hounslow Borough Council; Chiswick Women’s Aid; David Astor

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