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PEABODY'S 150th ANNIVERSARY

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2910: tabled on 21 March 2012

Tabled in the 2010-12 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House recognises the role that Peabody has played in London as a pioneer of social housing over the last 150 years; notes that it currently provides homes for 55,000 people in London and also delivers a wide range of community projects that improve access to employment training and opportunities that have a positive impact on people's lives; joins in congratulating Peabody on celebrating its 150th milestone on 26 March 2012, exactly 150 years since The Times announced George Peabody's founding donation, and with a year of activities for all; further recognises that the anniversary is also a celebration of London's rich social history; and welcomes Peabody's focus on helping London's communities to flourish by providing a good home, a real sense of purpose and a strong feeling of belonging for as many people as possible.