Category Archives: Letters

Letter for publication: permitted development rights

It is interesting to note that Barnet Council has finally adopted an ‘Article 4 direction’ (Times Aug 1st ) to prevent developers converting office buildings (and other commercial  premises) into flats, without having to apply for planning permission, under the Conservative Government’s ‘permitted development rights.’ Whilst this overdue move is welcome, the question has to be asked as to why […]

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Letter to editor, July reply to JLC

Dear Editor, I am writing in response to Jessica Learmond-Criqui, whose most recent letter provides further proof that this important debate over police resources is in danger of going around in circles. It has now become something of a wearying formality for me to address some of the glaring errors made by Ms Learmond-Criqui in my opening paragraphs. Firstly, in […]

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Letter to editors on Good Work Standard

Dear Editor, I want to urge businesses across our local community to sign up to the Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard, launched this week. In doing so, they’d be playing their part in raising the bar when it comes to promoting workers’ rights and workplace wellbeing, whilst also boosting their business’ stability. To achieve accreditation, employers are required to […]

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