Quotation by May Hobbs

The people needed to be rehoused, but I feel disgusted and depressed when I see how they have done it. It did not suit the planners to think how they might deal with the community, or the individuals that made up the community. All they could think was, "Sweep it away!" The bureaucrats put their heads together, and if anyone had told them, "A community is people," they would not have known what they were on about.
May Hobbs (b. 1938), British author. Born to Struggle, "Prelude," (1973).

Of the way the government had implemented "slum clearance" in her childhood neighborhood in London's East End.
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