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January 2014 – Written Question on Cycling Accidents

by Nigel Bakhai on 6 February, 2014

Question Please give a breakdown of the number of fatal, serious or slightly injured cyclists involved in collisions on the borough roads by year since 2010. Answer By category the breakdown is as follows:   Killed Seriously   Injured Slight 2010 0 13 88 2011 0 10 103 2012 1 7 101 As data is […]

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Church Road / Uxbridge Road Update

by Nigel Bakhai on 29 January, 2014

Work has now started on the planned changes to the Uxbridge Road junction with Church Road and St George’s Road. I wrote to residents living around the junction in late December to advise them of the work taking place and to say how pleased I was that we are finally going to see the introduction of new pedestrian crossings […]

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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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I have recently campaigned against plans by the Shell garage in Church Road in Hanwell for a new 24 hour licence to sell alcohol seven days a week. I wrote to the Licensing team at Ealing Council to register my objections to the application: “Please can I register my objection against this application in the strongest possible terms on the […]

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