First dibs for Londoners (3)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2018-06-21
Session date: 
June 21, 2018
Reference: 
2018/1469
Question By: 
Siân Berry
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Thank you for your response to my question 2017/4996. The wording of policy 5.3 D(i) in your revised Housing Strategy has been changed to say "helping to ensure that Londoners have first dibs for more new homes." What does 'first dibs' mean in this context?

Answer

Answer for First dibs for Londoners (3)

Answer for First dibs for Londoners (3)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

First dibs means giving Londoners the chance to access new homes before anyone else. Further detail is in the revised London Housing Strategy at para 5.70