Archive for the ‘Council Questions’ Category

Question Wandsworth, Richmond, Hounslow and Hillingdon Councils have all called on BAA to end the ‘mixed mode’ trial at Heathrow. Does the Portfolio Holder plan to commit the support of Ealing Council to this campaign? Answer The Operational Freedoms trial isn’t in fact mixed mode as aircraft do not land and take off on the […]

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Question Would the portfolio holder please provide a breakdown by ward of the number of missed rubbish and recycling collections in April and May 2012? Answer APRIL Refuse sack Wheelie bin Dry box Food box Plastics Total Southfield 61 319 338 246 964 Walpole 69 268 186 229 752 Elthorne 117 236 161 189 703 […]

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Question Would the portfolio holder (for Transport & Environment) please clarify whether the council has any plans to return or resell any unused wheelie bins bought to collect garden waste? Answer Wheelie bins have an extremely long shelf life and it is impossible to predict future demand levels. Over the coming years customer participation levels […]

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Question How is the council planning to dispense the £40,000 neighbourhood planning frontrunner grant from the government to help local residents’ associations, businesses and other community groups to set up neighbourhood forums and go through the process of adopting neighbourhood plans in Ealing and West Ealing? Answer The Leader of the Council said that Ealing […]

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Question Would the Portfolio holder please outline the details of the consultation over the refurbishment of Hanwell library – in particular, would he provide information on the membership of the focus groups, the numbers of residents involved and which organisations they will represent? Will the focus groups also be able to contribute to ideas on […]

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February 2012 – Oral Question about Housing Complaints

by Nigel Bakhai on 28 February, 2012

Question Would the portfolio holder please provide details of how the Council plans to review the Local Government Ombudsman’s recent decision to compensate a disabled tenant for leaving her in unsuitable accommodation to learn any lessons for the future from this case? Answer The Cabinet member said that mistakes had been made by Ealing Homes, […]

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Question Would the portfolio holder please provide details of any council correspondence with Thames Water over resolving the issue of flooding in and around St Margaret’s Road in Hanwell earlier this year? Answer According to our records neither Customer Services nor the Highways department have received any enquiries from residents regarding flooding issues on St […]

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July 2011 – Written Question about Library funding

by Nigel Bakhai on 19 July, 2011

Question Will the Portfolio holder please give a detailed breakdown of how the funds from the sale of the “Birth of Eve” painting will be spent on the Library service? Answer Activity Initial Estimates New Computers 20 @ approx £1,500 each  £30k WiFi in all libraries and community centres £90k Upgrade and replacement of out […]

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July 2011 – Written Question about Library Hours

by Nigel Bakhai on 19 July, 2011

Question What criteria will be used to decide the reduction in opening hours at libraries around the borough? Answer Officers have reviewed the: Volume of transactions in the first hour of opening; Volume of transactions after 7:00pm; A snapshot of visitor and users on the hour every hour which shows the volume of people entering […]

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Question Following the success of last year’s Sky Ride in Ealing and the offer made by the London Mayor at a public meeting in Greenford earlier this year to share the costs of a future event, what progress has been made to plan another traffic-free cycle ride in the borough? Answer The Skyride event in […]

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