Have you started to wonder who exactly will buy all these new builds? Why does Crime seem like it’s on the increase? What can our Council do about our High Street and economic outlook in the District? What is the problem with ‘permitted development’?
Developers can buy up empty retail spaces and turn it into residential without paying a penny towards infrastructure improvements under permitted development rights
A Basildon Councillor gives a full and frank interview here to BBC Essex about all of these issues. Before you stop reading this… think twice. If Basildon manages to sort their own problems, what’s the next stop for gang crime and London Boroughs to rehouse their ‘problems’ – it could be right in YOUR backyard!
Landlords are taking London Borough tenants over local tenants because they receive higher rates of housing allowance – local residents have to look elsewhere for housing
London Councils are shunting criminals, gang members and those pending trial out into Essex without notifying Essex Police or local councils
We’ve witnessed our Council struggle to get to grips with a relatively small issue, travellers, but is it really up to the job of protecting its residents?