PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH STILL LOOKING FOR ANSWERS

Lambeth Peoples Audit meet the minister: Pictured (from left) with Marcus Jones MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Local Government) are  Michael J Keane; (Mr Jones); Gerlinde Gniewosz; Simon Morrow; Kate Hoey, Labour MP for Vauxhall; and Pete Elliott, Lambeth Green party. Simon Morrow told News From Crystal Palace: "It is very telling that … Continue reading PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH STILL LOOKING FOR ANSWERS

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MANY QUESTIONS STILL UNANSWERED IN LAMBETH’S REPLIES SAY PEOPLES AUDIT

MANY QUESTIONS STILL UNANSWERED IN LAMBETH'S REPLIES SAY PEOPLES AUDIT Among the issues which Lambeth council have addressed - and which Peoples Audit Lambeth have responded to - are: Appearance of price fixing The Peoples’ Audit found indications of possible price fixing between some contractors. In one instance all four tenderers on a £1.3m project … Continue reading MANY QUESTIONS STILL UNANSWERED IN LAMBETH’S REPLIES SAY PEOPLES AUDIT

“NO PROGRESS ON FINANCE PROBLEMS UNTIL LAMBETH ADMIT THERE IS ONE” – PEOPLE’S AUDIT   

"NO PROGRESS ON FINANCE PROBLEMS UNTIL LAMBETH ADMIT THERE IS ONE" - PEOPLE'S AUDIT    There will be no progress in sorting out Lambeth's finance problems until the council admit there IS a problem, say People's Audit Lambeth. In their latest hard-hitting report they say: "No amount of PR spin can obscure the facts." Lambeth’s … Continue reading “NO PROGRESS ON FINANCE PROBLEMS UNTIL LAMBETH ADMIT THERE IS ONE” – PEOPLE’S AUDIT   

LAMBETHWATCH – ANSWERING THE PEOPLE’S  QUESTIONS – THE VIEW FROM LAMBETH COUNCIL OFFICERS

LAMBETHWATCH - ANSWERING THE PEOPLE’S  QUESTIONS – THE VIEW FROM LAMBETH COUNCIL OFFICERS The following is a précis of the officers report to Lambeth council’s corporate committee on issues surrounding the People’s Audit and Freedom of Information questions to Lambeth council. The full report can be found at item 7 on the agenda for the corporate … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – ANSWERING THE PEOPLE’S  QUESTIONS – THE VIEW FROM LAMBETH COUNCIL OFFICERS

COMPANY'S BILL FOR TELLING LAMBETH "WE GOT IT RIGHT – NOT PEOPLE'S AUDIT": £30,000….. as it's revealed council are paying Capita for advice on their "borrowing strategy"!!!

COMPANY'S BILL FOR TELLING LAMBETH "WE GOT IT RIGHT - NOT PEOPLE'S AUDIT": £30,000..... as it's revealed council are paying Capita for advice on their "borrowing strategy"!!! KPMG are set to send Lambeth a bill for an estimated £30,000 - telling them they did not make any mistakes when they audited the council's accounts. The … Continue reading COMPANY'S BILL FOR TELLING LAMBETH "WE GOT IT RIGHT – NOT PEOPLE'S AUDIT": £30,000….. as it's revealed council are paying Capita for advice on their "borrowing strategy"!!!

LAMBETHWATCH: "WE'VE NOT BEEN INVOLVED WITH THE MINET FOR OVER A YEAR" SAY GREENWICH LEISURE  (AND A NEW TOWN HALL QUESTION ANSWERED)

31 WEEKS TO GO TO NEXT YEAR'S COUNCIL ELECTIONS Defend The Ten‏ @defendtheten  Tweeted: "31 wks to go in our election countdown & we meet Brenda. "She is 88 & had used @CarnegieLib since 1967. "She misses it very, very much! "In 1999 Brenda helped found @FrndsofCarnegie when the council planned to redevelop the site. "18 years … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: "WE'VE NOT BEEN INVOLVED WITH THE MINET FOR OVER A YEAR" SAY GREENWICH LEISURE  (AND A NEW TOWN HALL QUESTION ANSWERED)

LAMBETH COUNCIL FINALLY RESPOND TO PEOPLE’S AUDIT: Report “does raise issues which the council will examine” say Lambeth – after branding it a ‘pack of lies’!

LAMBETH COUNCIL FINALLY RESPOND TO PEOPLE'S AUDIT: Report "does raise issues which the council will examine" say Lambeth - after branding it a 'pack of lies'! Lambeth council have finally responded to sensational claims made in a Peoples Audit Lambeth report which highlighted accusations of extensive financial mismanagement within the local authority. The response comes … Continue reading LAMBETH COUNCIL FINALLY RESPOND TO PEOPLE’S AUDIT: Report “does raise issues which the council will examine” say Lambeth – after branding it a ‘pack of lies’!

PEOPLE'S AUDIT: OTHER POINTS FROM LAMBETH'S RESPONSE:

PEOPLE'S AUDIT: OTHER POINTS FROM LAMBETH'S RESPONSE: "Lambeth council have been asked to respond to claims made by the ‘People’s Audit’ review of the council’s 2015/16 accounts" say the council on its Love Lambeth website. Who made this request is not yet clear. The statement continues: The 2014 Local Audit and Accountability Act gave citizens … Continue reading PEOPLE'S AUDIT: OTHER POINTS FROM LAMBETH'S RESPONSE:

THE PEOPLE'S AUDIT LAMBETH REPORT'S HIGHLIGHTS (if that's the right word)

THE PEOPLE'S AUDIT LAMBETH REPORT'S HIGHLIGHTS (if that's the right word) How News From Crystal Palace originally covered the People's Audit Lambeth report (along with 12 other stories based on it): Millions of pounds of taxpayers money is being wasted by Lambeth council says a shock report published today (Friday). The report by Lambeth Peoples … Continue reading THE PEOPLE'S AUDIT LAMBETH REPORT'S HIGHLIGHTS (if that's the right word)

LAMBETHWATCH TWO: AS AGREED AT CABINET – ER – NOT QUITE……(OR: LAMBETH MOVE THE GOALPOSTS – PART ONE*)

 "Good to know no need for gym in Carnegie Library basement now. "£££ refurb of Flaxman" - Kim Lewis on Twitter. (This leaflet for the Flaxman sports centre in Camberwell (Carew Street, just beyond Flaxman Road) was delivered to residents living near the Carnegie library,  Herne Hill where Greenwich Leisure, aka Better, want to install … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH TWO: AS AGREED AT CABINET – ER – NOT QUITE……(OR: LAMBETH MOVE THE GOALPOSTS – PART ONE*)