Jaconelli Eviction: Myth-Buster

The City Council are determined to evict the Jaconelli family and refuse them adequate compensation. After rejecting the offer of open mediation involving the Scottish Government and insisting that the family must leave their home first before any ‘mediation’ can…

Newsflash: Eviction Today?

On the morning of the Jaconelli family’s eviction, the Daily Express  finally do some reporting! Below they point out that the Scottish Government have offered to step in to help resolve the situation, but Glasgow City Council have refused: “Scottish Government…

Eviction Notice Video Footage

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HqnHftsukU&hl=en&fs=1] This un-edited footage shows the Sheriff Officer serving a stressed and emotional Margaret the latest eviction notice. The resultant media scrum includes an interview with an STV journalist shown in full. With so many journalists following the story surely one mainstream media portal…

Eviction Thwarted for Another Day

Margaret Jaconelli has defied the multi-million pound developers for another day.  She faced eviction today at 12.00 noon with family and supporters, only to be served another eviction order  by Sheriff Officers for 12.00 noon tomorrow, 18th March while an appeal is…

Urgent Update: Margaret Jaconelli

On Tuesday 15th March Margaret Jaconelli, a home-owner in the way of development for the Commonwealth Games Village, had her second appeal to remain in her home rejected at the Court of Session. After appealing this decision, the Court of Session will…

Margaret Jaconelli: Latest Update

Margaret Jaconelli appealed to the Sheriff Principal the decision to evict her from her home. That appeal was lost last week when the Sheriff Principal upheld the decision to evict. After another appeal was rejected by the Court of Session…

Margaret Jaconelli Facing Eviction?

Margaret Jaconelli now faces eviction by Sherriff officers tomorrow at 12.00 noon as her legal case was yesterday overturned by the court. Margaret has told us that a negotiation space is still available today, but that she is preparing to resist…

Press Release: Commonwealth Games Human Rights Neglect

PRESS RELEASE: On Tuesday the 15th of March, Margaret Jaconelli a home-owner in the way of development for the Commonwealth Games Village will make a second appeal to the court of session to request that she is adequately compensated for the home…

Lies won’t stop the truth

Finally the press have taken an interest in Margaret Jaconelli’s case. No surprise that The Herald and The Evening Times – the propaganda wing of the Labour party in Glasgow – have nothing to say. So  we only have The Daily Express – Tories…

A Tale of Displacement and Struggle

“Just a person in a wee flat”: Being Displaced by the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow’s East End. This is an abridged and edited transcript of an interview with Margaret conducted in her home, in January 2009, by Libby Porter. The…