Ahead of tonight’s broadcast of George Clarke’s Council House Scandal, Social Communications is on the road with the man himself, managing a series of interviews and awareness-raising activities.
We’ll be updating this blog throughout the day, so please check back in to read the latest news!
22:30pm: It’s a wrap! #CouncilHouse100 becomes the number 1 trending topic in the UK, traffic to CouncilHouseScandal.co.uk peaks with several thousand simultaneous visitors, and signatures on our Change.org petition smash the 6,000 mark! Delighted with the impact of a great day’s work and looking forward to the next phase of our campaign – calling for much more and better council housing.
4:30pm: Another milestone reached – 1,500 signatures on our Change.org petition! Thanks so much to everyone who has signed so far, please keep spreading the word. Together we can make a real difference!
3:30pm: Visiting the fantastic Change.org team in Shoreditch to say thank you for some expert guidance on our petition.
2:15pm: George chats to Matthew Wright and Gail Porter over at TalkRadio and our petition gains two more supporters!
12:30pm: Campaign photoshoot on the Roof at Amazing Productions HQ, with our in-house designed assets
12:15pm: George films a piece to camera for Shelter, in his role as an ambassador for the charity
11:00am: Alfie Joey and Jayne Middlemiss interview George live on BBC Radio Newcastle
10:45am: Newcastle Chronicle reporter Sonia Sharman interviews George over the phone
10:15am: Housing Today journalist Jo Smit meets George to talk about his Council House Scandal campaign (and pose for a quick snap)
08:40am: George is interviewed by Christine Bleakley for the Lorraine show on ITV.
07:30am: George’s coverage in The Mirror lands on our desk in the Social Communications office
07:01am: Martin Hilditch’s interview with George goes live on the Inside Housing website – as part of their coverage of the Addison Act’s centenary.
07:00am: George appears on the front cover of the Big Issue – please buy your own copy now and support a great cause!