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8:34PM

Comment: Boris needs to take Andrew Boff and Create Streets a lot more seriously

We at Bugle Towers are fans and broad supporters of the Mayor of London. We have written before and remain concerned over a lack of distinctiveness from his predecessor over high rise building, especially in outer London. Andrew Boff AM is a huge champion of street based developments, as is the Mayor of London - at least on paper - but notnecessarily in practice.

At Mayor's Question Time on 23 July Andrew Boff took Boris to task and thought he'd secured a concession and made some progress.

 

However returning to the matter on 17 September Andrew Boff was clearly annoyed by the tenor and content of the the Mayor's reply and somewhat dismissive attitude. Many supported Boris amongst other reasons on the back of his claim that, unlike Livingstone, he wouldn't just be a Zone One Mayor. One the attitude to outer London suburban development it's not always easy to see much to differentiate the current Mayor from his predecessors.

We wish Mr Boff well is tenaciously pursusing this matter on behalf of Londoners and fully support his efforts.

 

Finally is this the same Cat Hill high rise development that Boris prayed in aid as one of the few examples of low rise 'street based' developments in suburban outer London? It is no such thing and was rightly condemned by Theresa Villiers MP.

Disqus below...

7:52PM

Video: Boris v Dismore at Mayor's Question Time 17 Sept 2014

Three rounds, as usual...

7:47PM

Labour's FGG Candidate Sarah Sackman at Labour Conference 2014

2:56PM

Video: Full Council Tuesday 23 September 2014

Full Council Tuesday 23rd September, 2014. Papers for meeting http://barnet.moderngov.co.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=162&MId=7814

5:34PM

Boris v Dismore at London Assembly plenary 10 Sept over Barnet Council transport schemes

Courtesy of Andrew Dismore's vimeo account

Quite a few choice blows from either side

1:50AM

Video: Assets, Regeneration and Growth Committee 8th Sept 2014

Assets, Regeneration and Growth Committee Monday 8th Sept 2014. Papers for the meeting http://barnet.moderngov.co.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=696&MId=7885

11:16PM

Video: Group Leaders Panel 3rd Sept 2014 Andrew Dismore v Mayor of Barnet

Papers for the meeting here. Full footage of the meeting below

12:10AM

Live Audio Stream: Group Leaders Panel 5pm Wed 3rd September

Check back at 5pm for our live audio stream of the hearing into allegations brought by Andrew Dismore AM against the Mayor of Barnet, Cllr Hugh Rayner from Hendon Town Hall at 5pm

Can also listen via the Mixlr app on smartphones, search for 'barnetbugle'.