Kenyan councillor in UK says Basildon residents get raw deal

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Daniel MunyambuAN IMMIGRANT councillor claims people born and bred in Basildon get a raw deal from the council when it comes to housing.

Labour councillor Daniel Munyambu said: “Local residents we represent should be a priority. I have witnessed, and honestly myself being an immigrant, have seen a young mother with two children in a one-bedroom house, who is expecting another child, and when she applied for a bigger house she was told to have more children.”

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Mr Munyambu, who came to the UK from Kenya in 2007 and owns his own home, said he had also seen an immigrant with two children who the council had provided a two-bedroom property for.

He added: “The policy is not working for the better of the local residents.”

echo-news.co.uk

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