The Bishops Avenue

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Reference: 
2014/0974
Question By: 
Andrew Dismore
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

The Bishops Avenue in Barnet has become a stockpile of unused and empty mansions worth around £350m.Will you  underwrite action by Barnet council to repossess one or more of the empty  homes on the Bishops Avenue to help meet housing need ? And will you lobby actively for a mansion tax on such empty homes to ensure the owners bring them back into use?

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