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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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Dutch-style 'plot-shops' key to increasing self-build development (report)

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Oct
30

 

  • Report urges Mayor to back creative self-build scheme
  • Only 10% of UK housing development is self-build – despite recent positive legislation
  • London Mayor encouraged to back roll out of innovative Plot Shop schemes across the Capital

 

A new report by London Assembly Member Shaun Bailey found self-build registrations have halved across London’s local authorities.

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Grenfell: Mayor refuses to review fire safety of proposed tower blocks

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Jun
23

Sadiq Khan dismisses request, claiming new buildings are ‘safer’

Tottenham block built in 2015 has same cladding as Grenfell Tower

No sprinklers proposed in 17-storey Harrow development

Sadiq Khan has refused to review fire safety on two proposed tower blocks despite growing concern in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Mayor has ‘torn up years of work’ with new Gallions Reach proposals

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Oct
21

Gareth-Bacon

– Anger over new Mayor’s lack of consultation over DLR extension

The Mayor of London has ‘torn up years of hard work’ by announcing plans to extend the DLR at Gallions Reach, according to Bexley and Bromley’s London Assembly Member.

Conservative Assembly Member Gareth Bacon said TfL had spent years working on proposals for new road bridges in east London, including countless meetings and two public consultations, both of which showed high levels of support for the road bridge proposals.

But all of that work risked being ‘blown out of the water’ when the new Mayor instead announced a DLR extension would be built at Gallions Reach earlier this month, potentially killing any hopes of a road crossing.

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Allow commuters to book GP appointments online at ANY London surgery

Posted Posted by Tory in NewsshareShare
May
20

GP GRAPHIC 2

– Combined online booking system would extend patient choice and cut waiting times

Commuters should be allowed to book a GP appointment online at any London surgery, according to London Assembly member Andrew Boff.

Research by the Conservative member found commuters often have to take time off work to attend GP appointments and can face waits of several days and even weeks for convenient time slots.

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Kickstarting London's self building revolution

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in NewsshareShare
Jan
20


GLA Conservatives Londonwide Assembly Member Andrew Boff discusses opening up the newly available public land, such as Old Oak Common, to self builders and other small developers.

MQT Summary – May 2012

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in BlogshareShare
May
23

Mayors Question Time May 2012 was a great success. The GLA Conservatives have made several summaries of the event, and hope to give you an idea what our priorities are.

Roger Evans Assembly Member for Havering and Redbridge discuses the changes with the new Assembly, Romford Station review (0:25), the New Routemaster expansion (0:52), and his proposed moment of silence for the Munich Games Massacre (1:12)

Look after the break for more on the moment of silence, and some information on the proposed Silvertown Crossing.
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London Assembly Group Funding – Labour's Stitch-Up

Posted Posted by GLA Conservatives in BlogshareShare
May
22

The Labour London Assembly Group has traded funding for power over the Assembly buying votes from the Green and Lib Dem Groups. This infographic explains Labour's Stitch-up.


(via Andrewboff.blogspot.com)

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