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Mistrust haunts £4bn London housing project

 Posted by on 7th December 2017
Dec 072017
 
Mistrust haunts £4bn London housing project

Financial Times – 6 December 2017 A failure to win over many local people, suspicions about the involvement of Lendlease, the property developer, and the rise of Momentum, a grassroots leftwing political movement within the Labour Party that looks likely to have a majority on the council by May, have all thrown the project into Read More…

Council Meeting – 4 December 2017

 Posted by on 6th December 2017
Dec 062017
 
Council Meeting - 4 December 2017

Under one item on the agenda the Council decided to request approval from the Secretary of State Sajid David to dispose of public land in the High Road West Regeneration Area to be developed under a partnership with Lendlease. Although this is outside of the HDV, it is a similar project opposed by StopHDV. Only Read More…

Nov 212017
 
Haringey housing chief cllr Alan Strickland quits after losing selection vote

Councillor Alan Strickland publicly announced his withdrawal from the selection process for Noel Park ward by posting a two page letter on social media. yesterday. In it cllr Strickland blamed the domination of “narrow factionalism” in the Noel Park selection process for the decision before attacking “factional activists” alleging voters “simply” followed their instructions ahead of a trigger ballot, sparked by his failure to get a majority on a first round vote which would have seen him automatically reselected.
Highgate Liberal-Democrat councillor Clive Carter described the omission as “odd” with no defence of the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV) plan attempted. “The statement is insular and self-absorbed. It does not consider the large number of Haringey residents whose homes and futures, jobs and businesses would be threatened by the HDV,” cllr Carter said.

Gordon Peters, spearheading opposition to the HDV through a judge-led review, said with both Cllrs Strickland and Goldberg standing down it leaves the Leader, cllr Claire Kober, more isolated.

“If she is to carry on with the HDV she is virtually declaring war on her own party as they are increasingly unhappy with what this is likely to do to the borough, as are so many of us in Haringey the more that is known about it,” Mr Peters said. He warned more selections of candidates committed to stopping the HDV could follow.

New Letter for councillors

 Posted by on 13th June 2017
Jun 132017
 

Please find a new letter more focussed on the political situation and how it affects Haringey. Please send to as many councillors as possible. A list of e mail addresses is at the bottom including for both MPs and Joane Assembly member Joanne McCartney If you didnt vote Labour, please amend the first words of Read More…