Londoners demand a Social Compact with the next Mayor at launch of ideas for a Community-led London Plan
On 4 February a conference of London community groups and resident/business campaigns launched their demands for a genuinely sustainable London at City Hall, publishing a tabloid which is both a manifesto and an agenda for a more open, more democratic, debate on London’s future. Download here.
The conference organized by Just Space was attended by 200 people who called for the new Mayor to sign up to a method of genuine involvement in London’s policy-making from an early stage: London’s community groups and organisations working in partnership with City Hall.
Many different perspectives were heard from people involved with estate demolition, private renters, food growing, alternative energy and the loss of employment land – but the common thread was a fundamental lack of trust in the systems that currently govern planning and development…
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