'Anti-homeless' spikes outside Southwark flats covered over

It's been reported spikes designed to deter rough sleepers have been covered over.

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Spikes removed after 120,000 signature petition

More than 120,000 people had signed a petition to get 'anti-homeless' metal spikes removed from outside a block of flats in Southwark. Bianca Todd of Left Unity, which has led opposition said it was a great victory:

_"Everyone who has campaigned on this issue has sent a message that anti-homeless spikes are not OK anywhere.

_"Homeless people need homes, not spikes. Any company putting in anti-homeless spikes in the future should know that they will make themselves a target for protest."

Credit: ITV News

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