West Kensington and Gibbs Green Estates

Meeting: 
MQT on 2011-12-14
Session date: 
December 14, 2011
Reference: 
2011/3853
Question By: 
Mike Tuffrey
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Do you agree that before any decision is taken by Hammersmith and Fulham council to demolish 760 council flats and houses as part of their Earls Court opportunity project, residents of West Kensington and Gibbs Green should be allowed to vote in an independently run ballot on whether they support the redevelopment plans?

Answer

Answer for West Kensington and Gibbs Green Estates

Answer for West Kensington and Gibbs Green Estates

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The decision on any ballot is one for Hammersmith and Fulham Council to make in its capacity as housing authority.  I have no jurisdiction in this matter but encourage the Council to engage with residents as it feels appropriate before any decision is made.