Part of my job as Leader of the Council is to try and identify the issues that confront us in Kensington and Chelsea and come up with a strategy for tackling them. You can read my first effort at that task here.
The Council has just achieved something very important for its residents. We now have new, much tougher policies on basement developments. Getting those new policies agreed by the Planning Inspectorate has been a long and arduous battle, two years long in fact. Thousands of man hours and much expenditure have been required but we kept going because we knew how important it was to our residents. Continue reading