Jeremy Corbyn has demanded that the UK government forcibly seize private property in order to house poor people, a terrifying insight into what his authoritarian Socialist rule could look like.
The Labour leader wasted no time in hijacking the Grenfell Tower tragedy, which could eventually claim dozens of lives, to push his authoritarian lunacy. Some families have been left homeless after a raging inferno gutted the building, which was occupied mostly by people on welfare and migrants.
“Properties must be found, requisitioned if necessary, to make sure those residents do get rehoused locally,” Corbyn told a parliamentary debate.
“It cannot be acceptable that in London you have luxury buildings and flats kept as land banking for the future while the homeless and the poor look for somewhere to live.”
Labour MP Harriet Harman followed up by tweeting, “Loads of empty flats (land banks) in Kensington. @jeremycorbyn right that govt should requisition to rehouse Grenfell survivors.”
Loads of empty flats (land banks) in Kensington. @jeremycorbyn right that govt should requisition to rehouse Grenfell survivors
— Harriet Harman (@HarrietHarman) June 15, 2017
The demand is based on the premise that there are countless properties owned by rich foreigners in London that are sitting empty, a claim which is completely false.
A report commissioned by London Mayor Sadiq Khan found that less than 1% of properties are classified as “buy to leave”.
“There is “almost no evidence” that luxury properties in ‘gentrified’ areas are bought up and kept empty,” reports the Guido Fawkes blog.
More importantly, the seizure of private property is a direct violation of…Read More & View Video