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Derby City Council: housing allocations policy and homelessness »
This subject was chosen as a topic review following a consultation between members of Derby's Community Regeneration Commission during May and July 2005.
Elmbridge: affordable housing »
A review was set up to consider affordable housing in Elmbridge and how it could be extended so that local people are able to obtain housing at an affordable price.
Torbay: grants in lieu of rent »
The Overview and Scrutiny Board at Torbay Council investigated the drawing up of a policy for determining the level of grant to be allocated to organisations to offset the market rent of premises let to them by the Council.
Salisbury: sheltered housing »
A comprehensive review of changes made to sheltered housing provision in South Wiltshire.
Middlesbrough: West Middlesbrough Neighbourhood Trust »
The overall aim of the Scrutiny investigation was to consider, through examination of the WMNT Delivery Plan, what the Trust have set out to achieve and to what extent those aspirations have or will be met.
Tower Hamlets: urban junk or urban funk »
The scrutiny working group investigated issues surrounding the problems of urban clutter or what is sometimes known as 'urban junk'.
North Lincolnshire: input of local health partners to the planning process »
The scope of the review was to examine the current level of health input to the Council's planning process and evaluate how it can be ensured that the health trusts' views are taken on board and considered fully as part of the planning process.
A Review of Rugby Borough Council's Multi-storey flats »
The review considered the future role of the Council's high rise flats in meeting housing needs in the borough. It looked in detail at what needs to be done to maintain the properties as desirable and affordable homes for the foreseeable future.
Lincolnshire: Provision of Accommodation for Key Workers (Phase 2) »
This second phase considers accommodation provision for migrant workers in the County.
LB Bexley: Provision of Accommodation for Key Workers (Phase 1) »
This first stage report considers the accommodation difficulties facing graduates.
Leeds: Chinatown »
The objective of the review was to consider the potential for promoting a China Town theme in Leeds.
Sedgefield: affordable housing »
The Review sought to identify how the Council can define affordable housing at a local level, identify any potential need for affordable housing in the Borough and examine the partnership and policy options to help deliver suitable levels of affordable housing in the Borough.
A review of empty industrial and commercial buildings and their re-use in Wolverhampton »
The overall aim of the review was to investigate the work being done to encourage companies to invest in or re-use empty industrial, commercial and retail buildings in Wolverhampton and other linked issues. The members considered evidence from experts from the private sectors to inform their findings and recommendations.
Cardiff: section 106 agreements »
In Cardiff, Section 106 Agreements (s106) bring in £4.5M each year and given the importance of this to the communities of Cardiff, the Economic Scrutiny Committee decided to evaluate the use of S106 Agreements in Cardiff.
Cardiff: city centre strategy »
The Economic Scrutiny Committee decided to review the Council's existing city centre strategy, implementation process and resource implications as well as looking to the future by identifying further issues and factors.
Maidstone: mobile telephone masts »
The review examined the planning process for mobile telephone masts in Maidstone Borough, concluding that the permitted development rights for many telecommunications developments should be revoked.
Maidstone: planning obligations »
Concerns over the impact of large scale development on infrastructure prompted the Environment and Transportation overview and scrutiny committee to investigate how the Council uses planning obligations in delivering infrastructure.
Bassetlaw District Council: Home Improvement Agency »
The Panel's aim was to scrutinise whether developing a Home Improvement Agency would provide a worthwhile service to the residents of Bassetlaw and whether it should be developed in partnership with other local authorities.
Newport: Adult services and housing »
The report is an in-depth review of Private Sector Housing Renewal.
Southend: Housing »
The project was chosen to reflect our aspiration that Southend needs to offer a wide range of housing opportunities and to support our ambition for a strong community and attractive environment.
Camden: tenancy support for vulnerable people »
The panel investigated the range of support offered, how itwas co-ordinated, whether it met the needs of vulnerable people in Camden, and the impact it had on reducing homelessness and improving health and social care.
Lambeth: housing demand and homelessness »
Set up in order to review how the Homelessness Act 2002 would impact on existing council policy and on housing the homeless in Lambeth.
Planning Enforcement — Construction and Use of Detached Outbuildings (Homes in Back Gardens) »
The construction and use of detached buildings in back gardens is a growing problem that is set to worsen in the current economic climate and is an issue that residents across the borough are continually raising with councillors
Camden: Licensing Act 2003 »
This panel was established in June 2002 and met for twelve months, reporting to the Executive in July 2003. The final report included 65 recommendations, over 20 of which considered issues relating to licensing.