New ‘disused site’ action plan could deliver 10k London homes in 10 years

  · New research identifies 4,552 disused sites and spaces in just 13 London boroughs   · Self-building pilot on 100 sites will help young professionals and first time buyers 4,552 redundant spaces and sites in blocks and estates – such as old laundries, garages and store sheds – have been identified across just 13 boroughs of London.¹ A new report, “Gap In The Market”,…

London’s top bosses paid double compared to New York City

“London top official salaries should be comparable to New York”, as Transport Commissioner takes home £350k a year Top London public sector managers are paid double compared to their New York counterparts, according to research carried out by GLA Conservative London Assembly Member, Andrew Boff. London’s Transport Commissioner is paid almost £350k a year, compared to £120k for this equivalent in NYC. Andrew Boff is…

Drunk fines fall by a third despite hospital admissions rising

“Random police visits to A&Es on trouble nights targeting repeat drunks with fines” London: The number of fines handed out to London’s drunks are drastically falling, despite hospital admissions rising year on year. The new figures come as part of the next phase of GLA Conservative Tony Arbour’s campaign* to cut the cost of binge drinking. New FOI figures for the Capital show: · Drunk…

One person hospitalised by London’s buses every day

London: 86 people have been hospitalised by bus collisions in just three months, working out to one hospitalisation a day.¹ Bosses at Transport for London have released the figures in response to specific recommendations in the report ‘Clear Road Ahead: Bus collisions and the need for transparency’.²