£2bn regeneration: Rethink of Haringey plans urged by Scrutiny committee

Last night, Haringey’s watchdog scrutiny committee urged the local Labour Cabinet to rethink the highly controversial plans to put £2bn of public property in a company jointly owned with a developer. The Labour-run council had proposed that Haringey Development Vehicle would deliver regeneration in Tottenham and Wood Green. The council had selected Lendlease as their preferred development partner.

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Alternative regeneration plans voted down by Labour councillors at budget meeting

Last night, Haringey Lib Dems put forward an alternative regeneration plan for the borough in a series of budget amendments at a Full Council meeting in Wood Green. All the Lib Dem amendments were blocked by Haringey Labour councillors who voted them down at the meeting.

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U-turn on library cuts: Lib Dems win 5 yr. commitment from Labour Cabinet

Local Lib Dem councillors have welcomed a decision by Labour-run Haringey Council to reverse planned cuts to library opening hours and staff. They also welcomed a further concession to protect services for the next 5 years.

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Opposition force review of controversial £2bn Haringey regeneration plans

Haringey Lib Dem councillors have forced a review of the Labour Cabinet’s decision to select Lendlease as the preferred bidder for the £2bn Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV).

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Labour agrees controversial bidder for regeneration plans in private

Local Lib Dem councillors have expressed concerns after the Labour-run Haringey Council met in private and decided to select Lendlease as the developer who will jointly own with the council £2bn of public property. Labour plan to put the property into a company jointly owned with the developer. The Labour-run council will then use the company to rebuild estates and build new homes.

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Lib Dems welcome Labour’s u-turn on library cuts

Local Lib Dem councillors have welcomed news that Labour-run Haringey Council will not be cutting library opening hours and staff, as planned in the first draft of Labour’s budget for this year. The news follows just days after local Lib Dem councillors announced their intention to put forward a budget amendment to reverse Labour’s cuts to local library services.

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Public pack Lib Dem’s meeting on Labour privatisation plans

On Monday evening (6th Feb) Haringey Liberal Democrats held a public meeting on plans by Haringey's Labour Cabinet to privatise £2bn worth of council homes and public land across the borough by putting it into a company jointly owned with a developer. The packed meeting at St Mary’s Infant School in Hornsey was attended by a large crowd of concerned residents.

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