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My review of the 2012/13 Council Year

by Nigel Bakhai on 8 June, 2013

After two years with a 100% perfect attendance record, the figures for the council year 2012/13 show that I attended 42 out of a possible 43 meetings or 98% of council meetings I  was due to attend. I attended all 8 of the full council meetings (these are meetings of all 69 councillors represented in the borough), […]

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Eden School

by Nigel Bakhai on 18 January, 2013

Residents living around Southdown Avenue or visitors to the Elthorne Park extension, may have noticed signs up for a new school at the Eversheds Sports and Social Club site in Wyke Gardens in Hanwell.   Eden School who were previously based at Eastcote Lane in Northolt before Christmas have now moved into the premises in early January and opened up a school with up to 50 pupils. This […]

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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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Here is the text of my speech to the Planning committee in March 2011 in opposition to the proposed development of 3-7 Uxbridge Road which was refused due to overdevelopment, inadequate provision of amenity space, lack of car parking,unsuitable design/massing, and undesirable relationship with neighbouring properties: Chair, I would like to raise a number of […]

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by Nigel Bakhai on 19 October, 2010

Please find below the text of my speech to October 2010 meeting of Ealing Council on the subject of the Government’s Housing policy:- Thank you Mr Mayor. While we support the aims of the first line of this motion that everyone is entitled to a safe, secure, affordable and decent home. The fact is that […]

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