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Raise the Roof gets its first public support from an MP

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It’s been a couple of weeks since I updated you on Raise the Roof progress. This doesn’t mean things haven’t been progressing nicely though, far from it, it just means we’ve been busy!

The campaign has had some nice coverage in the weekend papers with both The Independent and the Mail on Sunday covering the story. BBC Radio Bristol and BBC Radio Hereford & Gloucester also ran pieces on the campaign, including an interview with SpareRoom’s Matt Hutchinson (that’s me) this morning. The Hereford & Gloucester interview today was in response to a press release in support of the campaign from Paul Keetch MP (whose constituency is Hereford). This is the first public support we’ve had from a member of Parliament which is a positive step. We also had the opportunity last week to meet with representatives of the Department for Communities and Local Government and talk through the campaign.

We’ll keep you updated as we go along but for now please do help spread the word about the campaign and encourage anyone you know to sign the Raise the Roof petition.

Thanks as always,




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