Do you have any plans to assist borough planning teams by helping to support the upgrade of IT platforms, to improve the speed and quality of processing planning applications in London? If not, would you consider such an approach?
Do you have any plans to assist borough planning teams by helping to provide quality legal support, to improve the speed and quality of processing planning applications in London? If not, would you consider such an approach?
Would the Mayor be happy to support a reduction of stamp duty on London homes worth less than £1 million, in order to help free up the housing market, allow older people to downsize and enable younger Londoners to climb on and up the property ladder?
Given your role in helping to bring forward public land to provide housing in London, do you either support Labour's General Election pledge to sell off public land that was contained in the party's manifesto, or do you support the party's more recent criticism of the sale of public land that was reported on 13 August 2017 in an Independent article titled 'NHS will be selling surplus land for at least 10 years'?
What standards of impartiality would you expect from a London borough planning authority in determining planning applications, where the applicant is either their own council or a subsidiary organisation wholly owned by that council, in order to avoid any conflict of interest?