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The Royal Town and Planning Institute has published a report on the growing role for Councils in providing new housing.[i]

 

National Report backs Council role in building new homes.

The Royal Town and Planning Institute has published a report on the growing role for Councils in providing new housing.[i]   Read more

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Milton Keynes has an ageing population. The numbers of older people is set to grow dramatically, to over 49,000 by 2026’ With a 66.9% increase in the over 80s.

Labour invests £250,000 more - making homes safe for older and disabled people

Milton Keynes has an ageing population. The numbers of older people is set to grow dramatically, to over 49,000 by 2026’ With a 66.9% increase in the over 80s. Read more

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Milton Keynes is in the middle of a national housing crisis. For many people owning their own home is a distant dream, and rents are increasingly unaffordable.

Back us to Build

Milton Keynes is in the middle of a national housing crisis. For many people owning their own home is a distant dream, and rents are increasingly unaffordable. Read more

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Milton Keynes Council’s ruling Labour Group has revealed its draft plans for next year’s council budget, with Labour standing up to austerity and against cuts to services.

Difficult choices. But more investment in MK Council budget plans

Milton Keynes Council’s ruling Labour Group has revealed its draft plans for next year’s council budget, with Labour standing up to austerity and against cuts to services. Read more

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Labour Councillors are asking why Conservative MP is complaining about his own decision after a letter criticising the boundary commission’s proposals for new parliamentary constituencies was delivered to residents in the Tattenhoe ward.

Conservative MP confused about his own decision on New Boundaries

Labour Councillors are asking why Conservative MP is complaining about his own decision after a letter criticising the boundary commission’s proposals for new parliamentary constituencies was delivered to residents in... Read more

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The Leader of Milton Keynes Council has said that the measures announced in the budget fail to properly address the challenges facing the people of Milton Keynes and will do little to improve the lives of residents.

Tory budget is a hollow failure on housing, infrastructure and the NHS

The Leader of Milton Keynes Council has said that the measures announced in the budget fail to properly address the challenges facing the people of Milton Keynes and will do... Read more

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Labour Cabinet Member Zoe Nolan says Children’s social care is being pushed to breaking point, with an unprecedented surge in demand leaving services across the public, voluntary and community sector struggling to cope.  MK Council is now supporting a letter to Chancellor over vulnerable children before this week's budget.

Close the Children’s Services Gap

Labour Cabinet Member Zoe Nolan says Children’s social care is being pushed to breaking point, with an unprecedented surge in demand leaving services across the public, voluntary and community sector... Read more

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After agreeing to lease 38 flats in Bletchley for homeless households last week (15 November), this week (Tuesday 21) the Council agreed to lease 70 modular homes for homeless households for 15 years on Gurnards Aveue, Fishermead.

MK Council agrees to lease 70 Modular homes for homeless

After agreeing to lease 38 flats in Bletchley for homeless households last week (15 November), this week (Tuesday 21) the Council agreed to lease 70 modular homes for homeless households... Read more

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Milton Keynes Council has been praised in a national report by the Money Advice Trust, called ‘Stop the Knock 2017’ for its reduced use of bailiffs in dealing with bad debt. It has also won praise for implementing key actions to reduce bad debt. The report also highlights three other measures that could reduce debt further. 

MK Council praised for Fair Debt Management

Milton Keynes Council has been praised in a national report by the Money Advice Trust, called ‘Stop the Knock 2017’ for its reduced use of bailiffs in dealing with bad... Read more

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Milton Keynes Council owns two Tower Blocks, both built in the 1960s. Labour is committed to installing sprinklers in the blocks, but believes the funding should come from Central Government, not from tenants or leaseholder's pockets.

Council Leadership supports Jeremy Corbyn’s call to fund sprinklers in local Council Tower Blocks.

Milton Keynes Council owns two Tower Blocks, both built in the 1960s. Labour is committed to installing sprinklers in the blocks, but believes the funding should come from Central Government,... Read more

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