COUNCIL TO DEBATE BALLOTS ON ESTATE DEMOLITIONS

People living on three housing estates in Lambeth MUST be balloted over the council's highly controversial plans to demolish them. A motion calling for the ballots is set to be debated at Lambeth council's next full meeting on Wednesday July 18th. The motion follows the revelations that Lambeth council had done secret deals with the … Continue reading COUNCIL TO DEBATE BALLOTS ON ESTATE DEMOLITIONS

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LAMBETH’S MONEY PIT – MORE DELEGATED DECISIONS BY CABINET MEMBERS AND COUNCIL OFFICERS Part One: Estate Regeneration

In the wake of our story on the £1,073,000 being spent by Lambeth council on the Carnegie library building, Herne Hill - with the decision being approved by a single cabinet member unless it is 'called in' - News From Crystal Palace has been looking at other areas of council expenditure where decisions have been … Continue reading LAMBETH’S MONEY PIT – MORE DELEGATED DECISIONS BY CABINET MEMBERS AND COUNCIL OFFICERS Part One: Estate Regeneration

ESTATE DEMOLITIONS: MAYOR KHAN WRIGGLES ON SIAN BERRY’S HOOK

Sian Berry (second left) visiting Central Hill estate, Crystal Palace - one of the six estates Lambeth Labour are hellbent on demolishing. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been left wriggling on the hook by Greater London Assembly member Sian Berry during questions on estate demolitions at City Hall.   Sian Berry asked: What is your … Continue reading ESTATE DEMOLITIONS: MAYOR KHAN WRIGGLES ON SIAN BERRY’S HOOK

LAMBETHWATCH: ANOTHER NAIL IN LAMBETH’S DEMOCRACY COFFIN

If the protesters from Shirley Oaks had stayed quiet in the gallery then other members of the public attending last night's meeting would have been able to stay and learn of the latest Lambeth Labour ruse to limit criticism by opposition councillors - rather than having to read it here or on other news sites … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: ANOTHER NAIL IN LAMBETH’S DEMOCRACY COFFIN

PLANET LAMBETH

If anyone wanted final proof that Cllr Lib Peck and her Lambeth Labour lemmings are living on another planet it came at Thursday night's election hustings in Vauxhall. Regular readers will be aware that within Lambeth council's Labour group dissent is not tolerated. So it was ironic that Supreme Leader Peck shared a table at … Continue reading PLANET LAMBETH

ESTATE BALLOTS SCANDAL: KHAN DID SECRET DEALS WITH LAMBETH LABOUR TO FUND DEMOLITION OF FIVE ESTATES – REVELATIONS ONLY MADE PUBLIC AFTER EMPTY ‘VOTES’ PLEDGE

Twitter post by 36 Regular‏ @36regular 2 Dec 2017 it was great to see so many supporters of #socialhousing joining our peaceful demonstration this afternoon demanding Lambeth Council to #BallotCressingham and give us our right to decide about future of our homes and our lives #BallotUs Mayor of London Sadiq Khan secretly agreed GLA finance for the demolition … Continue reading ESTATE BALLOTS SCANDAL: KHAN DID SECRET DEALS WITH LAMBETH LABOUR TO FUND DEMOLITION OF FIVE ESTATES – REVELATIONS ONLY MADE PUBLIC AFTER EMPTY ‘VOTES’ PLEDGE

MAYOR DELIVERS MAJOR BLOW TO LAMBETH’S ESTATES DEMOLITION PLANS New hope for people whose homes are under threat

Sian Berry (centre) during Central Hill estate visit Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has dealt a massive blow to Lambeth's highly controversial plans to demolish six council estates - and given fresh hope to the people living on them. Sian Berry, Green party member on London Assembly today asked the Mayor to put a hold … Continue reading MAYOR DELIVERS MAJOR BLOW TO LAMBETH’S ESTATES DEMOLITION PLANS New hope for people whose homes are under threat

LAMBETH TO SPLURGE £15 MILLION ON CENTRAL HILL…FOR A ‘DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT TEAM’ Call-in by councillor refused – as People’s Audit Lambeth raise “serious concerns” over tendering process for second estate

Lambeth council - which has no money to spend on repairing Central Hill estate - are to splurge £15 million on a development management team there prior to its demolition. And a 'call-in' by one of Lambeth's four opposition councillors over the Central Hill decision has been refused. The move comes as People's Audit Lambeth … Continue reading LAMBETH TO SPLURGE £15 MILLION ON CENTRAL HILL…FOR A ‘DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT TEAM’ Call-in by councillor refused – as People’s Audit Lambeth raise “serious concerns” over tendering process for second estate

CRESSINGHAM GARDENS RESIDENTS CALL FOR ESTATE DEMOLITION PLANS TO BE PUT ON HOLD FOLLOWING MAYOR’S U-TURN ON BALLOTS

Cressingham Gardens residents are calling for Lambeth council’s regeneration proposals to be put on hold following the Mayor of London’s U-turn on mandatory ballots. Residents believe the council should halt the scheme while the Mayor’s consultation is ongoing. They say Lambeth council are consolidating their plan to spend tens of millions of pounds of public … Continue reading CRESSINGHAM GARDENS RESIDENTS CALL FOR ESTATE DEMOLITION PLANS TO BE PUT ON HOLD FOLLOWING MAYOR’S U-TURN ON BALLOTS

LAMBETH’S ATTITUDE TO RESIDENTS “INHUMAN” SAYS CONSERVATIVE OPPOSITION LEADER – Green party Cllr also criticises council’s attitude over ballots on estate demolition

Opposition councillors in Lambeth have slammed the council's attitude following our exclusive story which showed an official council press release about ballots on estate demolitions included blatant falsehoods. Conservative opposition leader Cllr Tim Briggs said: "Labour councillors refusing to ballot residents on estates just shows that not only do they not consult properly, they don't … Continue reading LAMBETH’S ATTITUDE TO RESIDENTS “INHUMAN” SAYS CONSERVATIVE OPPOSITION LEADER – Green party Cllr also criticises council’s attitude over ballots on estate demolition