Archive for the ‘Local Council’ Category

Support Neighbourhood Policing

by Nigel Bakhai on 29 January, 2014

Please find below a copy of my speech to the January 2014 council meeting on the subject of neighbourhood policing in Ealing: Mr Mayor, Crime is always identified as the number 1 concern for residents. In the 2012 Residents Survey, 20% identified crime and ASB as something they were most concerned about in Ealing. 13% […]

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January Elthorne SNT Police Panel

by Nigel Bakhai on 23 January, 2014

Here is my report from this month’s Elthorne Safer Neighbourhood Team Police Panel meeting. Sgt Fazal began the meeting by going through the promises agreed at the last meeting and the actions taken to address these issues. He started with residential burglary. There were 3 in September, 8 in October, 8 in November and 9 […]

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Work to start on Church Road/ Uxbridge Road Junction

by Nigel Bakhai on 21 December, 2013

Following a successful public consultation earlier this year, Ealing Council are due to start works at the Uxbridge Road / Church Road junction on 20th January 2014. As someone who lives close to this junction and crosses Church Road on a daily basis, I know how dangerous it is and have long campaigned for safe […]

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Question There was a shortage of white sacks for plastics recycling in November. Has that issue now been resolved and have additional sacks been ordered to meet any increase in demand from the recent publicity campaign to promote plastics recycling? Answer The issue regarding the shortage of white plastics sacks has been resolved, and all […]

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Question Please give a breakdown of the usage and takings by week for the new car park in Southall High Street since it opened Answer Pay & Display   Machines: Week Ending: Tickets Purchased Ticket Value   Purchased 08/09/2013 71 £168.20 15/09/2013 91 £193.60 22/09/2013 91 £206.80 29/09/2013 108 £265.90 06/10/2013 98 £252.25 13/10/2013 233 £142.60 20/10/2013 […]

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Question How much has been raised by the Crossrail Business Rate Supplement levy on businesses in the borough since its introduction? Answer In the three years between 2010/11 and 2012/13 £12.9m raised been raised by the Cross rail levy in Ealing. The Crossrail levy is paid over to the GLA.

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Question What advice or support does the council provide for new businesses wishing to start up in the borough? Are there also any plans to update the council webpage on this subject which is very limited in the amount of information provided? Answer The Council does not have a formal business support and advice department […]

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December 2013 – Written Question – New Businesses

by Nigel Bakhai on 20 December, 2013

Question How many new businesses have set up in the borough since 2010? Answer The total number of businesses registered for business rates in Ealing has increased year on year over the last 4 years. The count at the end of 2010 was 9315 and the count at the end of 2012/13 was 9574 – […]

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November Ealing Policing Report

by Nigel Bakhai on 21 November, 2013

Here is my report from the November meeting of the Ealing Community and Police Consultative Group including an annual borough policing report from Temporary Supinterindent Simon Message. T/Supt Message outlined three key events in the policing calendar this year the first of which was the deployment of tasers across the borough from May 15th. Ealing now […]

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Repairing pavements in Elthorne

by Nigel Bakhai on 18 November, 2013

Over the last three years Ealing council has agreed to spend £350k on new footpaths in Townholm Crescent, Shirley Gardens, Rosedale Close and Jessamine Road in Elthorne. This is good news for the residents in these roads but only the lucky few are chosen for inclusion in the annual footpath renewal programme. I estimate that […]

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