London Councils Summit 2018

20 November 2017

News

Brokenshire: We need to raise our game and get London building 

Housing secretary James Brokenshire has criticised London boroughs after statistics showed a ‘mixed picture’ across the capital in the number of additional homes in 2017/18.

London leaders call for 'proper' debate on funding

Central Government needs to have a ‘proper conversation’ on public sector funding and put councils on a sustainable footing for the future, London Councils chair, Cllr Peter John, has told The MJ.

One in three Londoners trust councils

Just over a third of people living in London trust their local authority, according to a new poll.

Aiken: Country facing biggest ever exploitation of children

London must take action to avoid losing an entire generation of young people, the leader of Westminster City Council has warned.

Politicians come to defence of capital against 'anti-London bias'

Politicians have bridged the party divide in defence of London local government.

Directors give verdict on how to solve London housing crisis

Housing directors laid out how the capital’s housing crisis can be tackled at the London Councils Summit.

Features 

Time to speak as one

Members and officers have to be more frank about what will happen if local government is not placed on a sustainable footing in the long-term, says chair of London Councils, Cllr Peter John, as the organisation gets ready for its annual conference.

Let's mind the Cap

As London Councils gathers for its annual conference, Ben Page says the removal of the Housing Revenue Account cap is good news -  but Londoners still have expectations about the ‘where‘ and the ‘what’ of new housing.

A welcome boost

As London Councils gathers for its annual conference, Cllr Ravi Govindia says the lifting of the Housing Revenue Account borrowing cap allied to increased availability of grant funding will bolster local authorities' role as place-makers.

Other

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