Removing barriers to green energy is vital because 80 per cent of the borough’s carbon emissions come from buildings.
Place-shaping schemes have been approved with more greenery and new tree-planting. Seeing our streets buzzing has been a real positive.
Hotels are not a place for families to reside long term, especially if people are suffering from trauma or have medical issues or disabilities.
We are keen to see meaningful devolution – to and within London, as well as across the rest of the country – to empower local areas to support growth.
We have piloted a new generation of “acoustic cameras” on Sloane Street that identifies – and deters – drivers of noisy vehicles.
Look at the environmental footprint of your council’s buildings. Are they energy efficient?
The first group of savings are about making the state more efficient, the second about creating a state focused on the core tasks of government.
The London Borough of Bromley, which I am proud to represent, is a case in point – because cases remain relatively low.
We could reduce or waive fees for applications that relate to business development. Virtual meetings can reduce delays.
Our survey identified 15,875 of them. Many of these could be redeveloped to provide new homes.
Our borough is still recovering from the Grenfell tragedy. We’re working hard to share information on how decisions are made.
Clumsy bans are not the answer – but local rules do need to be adapted to cope with Uber, Deliveroo and Airbnb.
Brexit poses a values and voting challenge for both the main parties. It may be even bigger for Labour than for the Conservatives.