Developers must hand over the payments agreed – and councils need to put more thought into spending it effectively.
Posts by Joel Davidson
Conservative councillor for Brondesbury Park Ward in Brent.Follow @
We should have fewer councillors – but they should be full time.
Our fully costed alternative budget for Brent offered an extra £2.8 million for adult social care – more than provided by the precept.
Councils which fail to demonstrate a growth in business rates income will be punished by the electorate.
Boosting small firms offers an opportunity for poorer boroughs.
The council leader makes Brent sound the most depressing place on earth to live.
Those who oppose discrimination in our Borough have been aggrieved – why did the Council Leader allow this to occur?
Council employees lined up to hand over Apple goodie bags to every new councillor – each contained a brand new ipad and iphone