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Rats epidemic in London: More than 100 complaints recorded by councils every day, new report shows

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Nov
29

  • London boroughs received 180,000 mouse and rat complaints in past five years
  • Reports rose ten per cent in 2016/17 compared to previous year
  • Tower Hamlets alone recorded 30,000 complaints since 2012
  • Evidence suggests conditions in London will get even better for rodents
  • ‘Rat Land’ report calls on the Mayor and local authorities to take action
  • Read the full report here

 

London councils received over 180,000 complaints about rats and mice over the past five years – more than 100 per day – a new report by Susan Hall AM shows.

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London Plan reaction: ‘Sadiq Khan has declared war on the suburbs’

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Nov
29

  • Protection for gardens against development scrapped
  • Removal of limits on density of new homes
  • No targets for number of family-sized homes
  • Squeeze on parking spaces to impact outer London
  • 50% affordable housing claim is only ‘strategic target’
  • ‘Entire approach signals downgrading in quality of capital’s housing’

 

Sadiq Khan has ‘declared war on the suburbs’ with a London Plan that will leave outer boroughs ‘browner, overcrowded and harder to get around’.

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Met efficiency hits rock bottom under Khan, Independent report today shows

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Nov
23

 

  • HM Inspectorate report today: Metropolitan police service ‘requires improvement’
  • Previously ‘good’ Met (Britain’s best funded service) now in bottom third nationally
  • Concern over Mayor’s calls for increased funding in wake of efficiency failings

 

Despite a previously good rating, the Met now finds itself in the bottom third nationally for efficiency.

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London Mayor fails to set family homes target in opaque Housing Strategy

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Nov
23

  • No targets for family homes in housing strategy – predecessor’s was 36%
  • Lack of detail and transparency in Mayor’s policy, allows little scope for scrutiny.

 

Sadiq Khan’s Housing Strategy is failing to address the needs of some of the most vulnerable Londoners.

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