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Cllr Michael Wyatt at the community scrutiny meeting today asked councillors to support his call for a review of allowances for council tenants who have to endure work done to their property. Unfortunately Labour and Tory councillors refused to back Cllr Wyatt and instead decided to do nothing. Cllr Wyatt said, “I am disgusted by […]

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Cllr Michael Wyatt has today reacted to the news that one of the houses, which is being sold off to an housing association as had new double glazing windows installed by mistake. Cllr Michael Wyatt who opposed the sell off is today again calling on the housing portfolio holder the resign. Michael said, “How many […]

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Cllr Michael Wyatt proposed an amendment to the Conservative budget at the District Council tonight after the administration failed to include issues that local people had expressed their concerns about. Labour and Conservative Councillors voted against the below proposals, which would of helped to go some way to revitalised our Town. Items included, Free parking […]

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Cllr Michael Wyatt has requested to speak at the cabinet committee meeting tomorrow after learning that the Tories intend to sell off land at the back of the Bookies on Cropston Drive/Waterworks Road, which includes the play area. The play area is used by local children from Bardon and Greenhill, and the local foorball team. […]

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Cllr Michael Wyatt has today demanded action to be taken against tenants who leave council property in an appalling state after they move on to pastures new. Cllr Wyatt was asked to visit a property in Greenhill Estate today where tyres, oil drums, bricks and garden rubbish were left by the previous tenant. Also radiators […]

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Greenhill Estate – Cocked Hat Site update.

by admin on 28 October, 2010

The Council have contacted the owners again to make sure they have the site cleaned up as soon as possible. Cllr Wyatt has also asked the council Officers to approach the owners to see if they would be willing to sell the land for social housing, which is desperately needed in the local area. Cllr […]

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Housing subsidy to be scrapped welcomed by Wyatt.

by michaelwyatt on 5 October, 2010

Liberal Democrats have long campaigned to reform the Housing Revenue Account subsidy and replace it with a fairer system. We’ve now been able to deliver on that pledge in government. The unpopular “Tenant Tax” will be scrapped, with local authorities being allowed to keep all council house rents and sales receipts they collect to reinvest […]

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Wyatt attacks Tories over Housing.

by admin on 12 May, 2010

Cllr Michael Wyatt attacked and voted against the Tory list of members the adminstration put forward to run the District Council. Cllr Wyatt stood in the council chamber and said, “I have a problem with the proposed portfolio holder for Housing. There is millions of taxpayers money being spent on the housing improvement programme, which […]

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Cllr Michael Wyatt, Liberal Democrat Group Leader on the North West Leicestershire District Council has today condemned the response by the Portfolio for Housing to his request to have the housing improvement programme of £3 million to be scrutinised. At the moment there is no scrutiny panel or committee scrutinising the £3 million being spent […]

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Cllr Michael Wyatt has been highlighting poor service delivery being given to tenants over the past few months by the current Conservative controlled District Council. Michael has been very vocal at the council’s communities scrutiny meeting demanding action. Michael is a passionate campaigner for better social housing and service delivery. Michael said, “I can continue […]

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