GLA disclosure on New Bermondsey Housing Action Zone

Following a Freedom of Information  request the Greater London Authority have disclosed new information in relation to the developer Renewal scheme for Surrey Canal Road or New Bermondsey this area includes land leased by Millwall FC. The GLA say: “As you are aware, we originally thought there was no due diligence on the proposal we were working …

Phoenix Community Housing – 10 years on the Board Cllr Alan Hall reflects

Phoenix Community Housing AGM was held in the Green Man Community Hub on Tuesday, 11th September. Phoenix is a community gateway housing association which is tenant led and a majority of tenants sit on the board. The Chair and Vice-Chair are local tenants. It is described as a resident led co-operative housing association. There is …

Council ‘Scrutiny has come of age’ or has it?

Paul Wheeler is the founder of the Political Skills Forum and a journalist for the Municipal Journal amongst other publications. The Political Skills Forum gave expert advice on good governance. In an article he wrote for the Municipal Journal the headline states that ‘Scrutiny has come of age’ and cites Cllr Alan Hall’s work on Lewisham …