Lambeth is the perfect storm of poor housing management, road closures, identity politics and a failed Mayor.
Posts Tagged: Lambeth
A community veto against changing street names and destroying statues is not unreasonable.
We must continue to devolve power to council taxpayers themselves – building on the legacy of the abolition of the Audit Commission.
In an open society, people and businesses have the freedom to move around; to take advantage of opportunity.
People who aspire to own their own homes move out of London to where property is cheaper.
Our survey identified 15,875 of them. Many of these could be redeveloped to provide new homes.
Asserting that everyone not white or male is a victim, and that all white people are racist is insidious and self-destructive.
Brexit poses a values and voting challenge for both the main parties. It may be even bigger for Labour than for the Conservatives.
A proportional distribution of seats within multi-member wards would achieve greater fairness and more competition.
Voluntary-aided status works both for Catholic schools and everyone else. Furthermore, lifting the cap from new institutions could have had unexpected consequences.
Smaller electoral areas with just one councillor each would make for less confusion, more accountability – and fewer one party states.
Dorian Bartley, whose day job involves working alongside police to “reduce crime”, also shared conspiracy theories about terrorist attacks in the UK and US.
Pundits are expecting a drubbing for the Conservatives in the capital. But some boroughs will buck the trend. I predict unpredictability.
Red Ted Knight and the then Militant Tendency were a disaster for Lambeth. The hard left has returned – new bottles, yet very much the nastiest of old wine.
The high Council Tax taper in Lambeth, Brent, Harrow, and Waltham Forest means less incentive to come off benefits and into work.