A pledge to crack down on tall buildings was followed by Khan approving developments of 17 storeys in Harrow and 21 storeys in Haringey against local wishes.
Posts Tagged: Social Housing
Rethink how we build communities. Scrap Osborne’s tax on landlords. And give more people the chance to own their home.
Phil Taylor: The Labour MP going after the Grenfell inquiry judge has questions of her own to answer
Emma Dent Coad was a director of the company that runs Kensington and Chelsea’s council housing stock – with all the legal responsibilities that implies.
Full transparency is now needed for any chance to rebuild trust.
Governments are not re-elected in gratitude for past achievements. It is our plan for the future which will decide the next election.
Attacks on the Prime Minister were unfair and unreasonable – the local authority was the lead.
It may mean installing improved fire and smoke alarm systems; it may mean retrofitting sprinkler systems.
It is perfectly possible to govern well and enact great change with very little legislation. In fact, it can even be a blessing.
The Prime Minister informs that house that more tower blocks have been found to have combustible cladding like Grenfell Tower.
An attempt to improve energy efficiency has increased fire risk. Demolition is the better alternative.
Ridge asks him if he’s “playing to the crowd”. He says Labour’s focusing on what’s necessary.
A transparency rule should require councils to publish all the Fire Risk Assessments for their housing blocks on their websites.
Placing every single decision in the hands of a tiny group is not a viable long-term strategy, but a recipe for total (nervous) breakdown.
Recent attacks on private landlords are restricting housing supply, hurting investors, and will push up rents.
It both firmly believes in home-owning democracy and aims to be a friend to renters too.