Yvonne Roberts a journalist who writes for the Guardian and the Observer attended a welfare reform events held on the Rockingham estate in May 2013. Yvonne spoke to several residents, and was struck by the very difficult situations they are experiencing.
Yvonne has written several stories on the working poor, the living wage, benefit changes and debt. She would like to highlight the plight of around 3 families in Southwark.
You would have to be identified and photographed, the more personal stories she can gather, the stronger her piece can be about the opposition to the changes.
If you would be interested in speaking with Yvonne you can call or write to her at the details below to discuss the feature and let her know if you would like to be involved.
Yvonne’s contact details:
Nearest tube – Elephant & Castle underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines).
Nearest Railway Station – Elephant & Castle
Buses from Elephant and Castle – ask bus driver for Burgess Park. Bus numbers: 12, 171, 148, 176, 68, 484, 42, 40, 45