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From Frestonia to Belgravia: The History of Squatting

Against a backdrop of a reported million empty properties, Robert Elms examines the history of squatting, assessing the culture that's surrounded this subversive search for a home.

Against a backdrop of high unemployment and a reported million empty properties former squatter Robert Elms charts the history of squatting. He assesses the ideology and mythology that has surrounded this subversive search for a home. As the Government consider new legislation to further criminalise squatting, could it soon be a thing of the past?

Producer: Jim Frank.

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40 minutes

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Sun 27 Nov 2011 17:00