Archive for Month: December 2015

  • Charities wasting money on high pay for top brass

    Great to see the Charity Commission highlighting unreasonably high salaries for bosses of small charities. When I was working on the Review of the Charities Act for Lord Hodgson, I pointed out that these pay levels needed to be drawn to the attention of the public. Good to see that is now happening – see…

  • AirBnB horror stories – protecting Hyde Park ward

    Mark Field MP, Cllr Acton, WCC officers, residents’ representatives and I recently visited Brandon Lewis, the Housing Minister, to ask for protection against industrial-scale holiday letting in Westminster. Nobody minds homeowners earning a bit extra through AirBnB and other short letting websites. However, when this activity takes over a whole block on a regular basis,…

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