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.
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.
Just over a third of people living in London trust their local authority, according to a new poll.
London must take action to avoid losing an entire generation of young people, the leader of Westminster City Council has warned.
Politicians have bridged the party divide in defence of London local government.
Housing directors laid out how the capital’s housing crisis can be tackled at the London Councils Summit.
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.
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.
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.
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