Imagine if the Thatcher Government had sought to run the City from Whitehall. The self-defeating militancy seems to have been discarded.
Posts Tagged: Robert Jenrick MP
On Friday 26th and Saturday 27th March, join Javid, Jenrick, Scully and other special guests in our free fringe programme.
Never mind a coal mine – housing is where Jenrick’s planning power really lies. And he can use it to build, build, build.
Like Ridley in the 1980s, the Secretary of State can brute-force his way past the NIMBY’s blocking tactics by granting appeals.
Residents who seek to develop derelict public sector sites need some protection from bureaucratic obstruction.
Housing First is essential but not sufficient – if there are as many non-UK nationals sleeping on the streets post-Covid as before.
Robert Halfon: The Conservatives were the party of affordable and social housing – and must be again
This government should not be afraid to fix the rules that are currently breaking our country’s housing market.
The saga shows how vulnerable Britain’s planning system can be to high profile, articulate pressure groups.
Sajid Javid: Housing First helps to break the cycle of rough sleeping. So let’s scale it up and finish the job.
The Centre for Social Justice’s new report sets out in detail how the programme could be increased from 2,000 to 16,500 places.
When his family fell on hard times, education made the difference. Were there to be a vacancy in that department, he would be an obvious candidate.
Jenrick warns the City of London Corporation to ensure “heritage and tradition are given robust protection”
We might expect cultural vandalism from Lambeth Council. It is a shock to see it in the Square Mile.
Our Cabinet League Table. Truss is still top, Johnson is up again – and Kwarteng comes straight in at fourth.
The Brexit deal bounce in our final survey of last year has left little room for a vaccine bounce in the first survey of this one.
A community veto against changing street names and destroying statues is not unreasonable.
We need to ensure we are attracting those who can deliver effective and efficient services to our local communities.
Johnson is up to ninth from fifth from bottom, Gove jumps up to near the top quarter, Hancock is clearer from the relegation zone – and Truss stays top.
Max Caller, the inspector who brought change to Tower Hamlets, has been sent in to the city. The Government could take control.