A Quiet Word:
Lobbying, Crony Capitalism
and Broken Politics in Britain
 

Roles

Frequently met organisations

June 2011

Met with Homeless Link to discuss welfare reform (the main issue) and the Homelessness Transition Fund. [2]

Met with Community Land Trust (CLT) Network, NHF, and East London CLT to discuss Community Land Trusts and enfranchisement. [2]

Met with Young Councillors' Roundtable to discuss local government issues. [2]

May 2011

Met with Graham Stuart MP and Humber Landlords Association to discuss regulation of landlords. [2]

Met with Home Finance Forum to discuss key issues affecting the UK mortgage market. [2]

Met with Park Homes Industry Representatives to discuss the issues and scope of the consultation. [2]

Met with David Phipps to discuss sheltered housing concerns. [2]

Met with Military Covenant Housing Summit to discuss service accommodation. [2]

March 2011

Met with RedNomad to discuss Website changes. [3]

Met with Shelter to discuss general housing issues. [3]

Met with Lord Tom King and Community Self Build Agency to discuss community self build project. [3]

Met with Barclays to discuss homelessness. [3]

Met with Crisis to discuss housing issues. [3]

Met with Homeless Link to discuss homelessness issues. [3]

February 2011

Met with First Time Buyers Summit to discuss support for First Time Buyers. [3]

Met with Policy Exchange to discuss general housing issues. [3]

Met with Social Tenants to discuss Rewarding Social Tenants. [3]

Met with Self-Build Housing Working Group Roundtable to discuss to address the key barriers to the growth of self-build housing. [3]

Met with Stewart Jackson MP and YMCA to discuss Supported People Funding; Y Cube Housing schemes, Supported Housing schemes. [3]

January 2011

Met with Waltham Forest to discuss Local Govt Finance Settlement. [3]

Met with Southwark to discuss Local Govt Finance Settlement. [3]

Met with Redbridge to discuss Local Govt Finance Settlement. [3]

Met with Newcastle City Council to discuss Local Govt Finance Settlement. [3]

Met with Leeds City Council to discuss Local Govt Finance Settlement. [3]

Met with London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames to discuss Local Govt Finance Settlement. [3]

Met with Barnet Council to discuss Local Govt Finance Settlement. [3]

Met with Croydon Council to discuss Local Govt Finance Settlement. [3]

Met with Westminster Council to discuss Local Govt Finance Settlement. [3]

Met with Association of North East Councils (ANEC) to discuss Local Govt Finance Settlement. [3]

Met with Islington to discuss Local Govt Finance Settlement. [3]

Met with London Councils to discuss Local Govt Finance Settlement. [3]

Met with London Borough of Hounslow to discuss Local Govt Finance Settlement. [3]

Met with Royal Borough of Kingston Upon Thames to discuss Local Govt Finance Settlement. [3]

Met with Haringey Council to discuss Local Govt Finance Settlement. [3]

Met with FSA to discuss housing market. [3]

December 2010

Met with Homelessness Foundation to discuss Housing issues. [4]

Met with HBF, HBA, CPA, NHBC, LGA, CIH, NHF, Volume Developers Group/L&Q, UK Green Building Council, HCA, POS, CABE, and BRE to discuss 'Local Standards Framework' for New Homes. [4]

November 2010

Met with Tradocs to discuss National Home Swap programme. [4]

Met with HomeSwapper and House Exchange to discuss National Home Swap programme. [4]

Met with Kettering Local Councillors to discuss New Homes. [4]

October 2010

Met with Local Government Ombudsman to discuss the transfer of housing functions. [4]

Met with CCH, TPAS, NFTMO, and TAROE to discuss The work of the National Tenant Organisations. [4]

Met with Volume Developers Group to discuss how they will deliver the new model for affordable housing. [4]

Met with Lord Freud and Homelessness Foundation to discuss the impact of Housing issues. [4]

September 2010

Met with Andrew Bridgen MP to discuss Negative subsidy payments, Local housing referendums, Local Development Framework. [5]

Met with John Leech MP to discuss Changes to the HMO legislation. [5]

Met with Grahame Morris MP and East Durham Homes to discuss Housing Revenue Account and Decent Homes Standard. [5]

Met with Michael Ellis MP to discuss PFI Housing project in the Eastfield and Thorplands wards in the Northampton North constituency. [5]

Met with Graham Allen MP to discuss Housing issues in Nottingham City. [5]

Met with David Blunkett MP to discuss Housing Market Renewal. [5]

Met with Hazel Blears MP to discuss Pendleton PFI project. [5]

July 2010

Met with Crisis to discuss a number of issues on single homelessness and rough sleeping. [6]

Met with National House Building Council to discuss Current state of the housing market; Zero carbon homes and Zero Carbon Hub; and The role the NHBC may play in supporting the department, particularly during a period of cost savings. [6]

Met with Shelter to discuss Various issues. [6]

Met with Barratt Developments to discuss Various issues. [6]

Met with National Self Build Association to discuss the self build industry. [6]

Met with Winckworth Sherwood to discuss Shared ownership schemes. [6]

Met with Chartered Institute for Housing and National Housing Federation to discuss social housing. [6]

Met with Local Government Association to discuss general Issues. [6]

June 2010

Met with Mayor – Boris Johnson MP to discuss housing issues in London. [6]

Met with National Housing Federation to discuss Regional Spatial Strategies. [6]

Met with Property and Energy Professionals Association to discuss the role of Energy Performance Certificates and support for their initiative to roll out property condition information products, including to create employment (career opportunities) for Home Inspectors. [6]

Met with Home Builders Federation to discuss housing supply. [6]

Met with mySociety to discuss New technology and citizenship communications. [6]

Met with Tenant Services Authority to discuss social housing regulation. [6]

Met with Local Government Association for introductory meeting. [6]