Land for Who?
Black-E Theatre
4:30PM – 6PM

Understanding how our land system works is fundamental for anyone trying to secure a just future. This session aims to inform this debate and arm participants with ideas for how to resist, moving from the hoarding of land and the scarcity narrative to organising for a profound shift of power and a reconnection with the land and each other.


Southwark Labour Councillor and Cabinet Member for Climate Emergency, Streets and Clean Air.

Mercedes Villalba is a Scottish Labour politician who has been a Member of the Scottish Parliament for North East Scotland since May 2021.

Secretary of Homebaked Community Land Trust, a growing group of local residents on the boundary of Everton and Anfield who have been working together since 2012 to shape where they live and work in community ownership.

Jyoti is co-founder of the Landworkers’ Alliance, a grassroots union of UK farmers, growers and land-based workers pushing for fairer practices within the farming industry. She is part of the European Coordination of La Via Campesina, an international movement bringing together millions of peasants, small and medium size farmers, landless people, rural women and youth, indigenous people, migrants and agricultural workers from around the world, defending peasant agriculture for food sovereignty.

Organiser at Right to Roam campaign.

Joe Beswick is Head of Land and Housing at the New Economics Foundation
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