Vicky Spratt (@Victoria_Spratt )

Vicky Spratt

Bio Housing correspondent @theipaper, writing & editing @refinery29UK. Please do get in touch with stories. Book: TENANTS @ProfileBooks 2022
Location London, England
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Account created 08-07-2011 12:17:50
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Twitter Web App : You can pre-order Vicky Spratt's book now! It documents the housing emergency through stories of people impacted by it and it's such valuable journalism. So proud of my pal whsmith.co.uk/products/tenan…

Twitter for Android : Can't wait for this by Vicky Spratt on how the private rental sector has decimated Britain's social housing system and made it nigh-on impossible for so many to ever own a home. Pre-order below. ✨

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TweetDeck : Sir David Amess was chair of the APPG Fire Safety and Rescue Group and fearlessly went up against his own party to warn of the dangers of a huge cladding fire in tower blocks after Lakanal House, where 6 people died. This was years before Grenfell

Twitter Web App : Very sorry to hear about Sir David Amess, one of Parliament’s longest serving MPs. I have worked for several MPs and sat in on their constituency surgeries, they are incredibly vulnerable and it's not right.

Twitter Web App : Fertility does not fall off a cliff at 35, despite what media headlines may suggest 👀

There is no universal 'right time' to have a child, and we reject the idea that older motherhood is a problem that needs to be solved
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Twitter Web App : This week i newspaper - a shortage of properly adapted homes and delays (of up to 12 months) for support assessments - how the housing crisis is impacting families with disabled children inews.co.uk/opinion/housin…

Twitter Web App : Eric, a security guard at a Tesco in Cardiff, never had access to PPE when he worked through lockdowns.

He was hospitalised with Covid in Feb, and lost his life after 7 weeks in hospital.

His wife Rachel doesn't blame his employer - she blames the govt
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Twitter Web App : On birth rates - as being able to afford buying a house has become a symbol of wealth I do wonder if, in my lifetime, being able to afford to have children will be too. Unless, of course, decent housing becomes easier to access, wages rise and childcare is made free...

Twitter for Android : Another day, another judgment which finds that those in power failed women and girls.

Belfast High Court has found that between April 2020-March 2021 the Sec of State for NI failed in his duty under section 9. The result is no abortion services in NI due to failing by UK govt.