Thank you, Mr Chairman.
I’m pleased to have secured this short debate today on a subject which is critically important to my constituents – Housing.
I am sure everyone here is an avid reader of my website www.chionwurahmp.com. …
|Chi Onwurah MP,
Jeremy Beecham, Hazel Stephenson & Rob Higgins
|Local Member of Parliament and Councillors|
|Geraldine Cunningham||Local Economic Development Officer, Newcastle City Council|
|Shirley Brady Pendower||Pendower Tenants and Residents Association|
|Pauline Pilarska-Poole||JET [Jobs, Employment,|
Chi’s article on self-build housing for the Green Alliance’s pamphlet Green social democracy: better homes in better places has now been published.
It can be read online here:
It can be downloaded as a PDF here:
It benefits nobody to have empty homes. They can cost their owners up to £7,000 a year and lead to problems like dereliction, crime, pests, and rubbish dumping. This is not what the vast majority of landlords want. …
One of the biggest concerns of my constituents is housing. Although Newcastle Council has made good progress reducing the figure, there are still thousands on the housing waiting list.
An innovative way to deliver more affordable housing is through …
Housing is the number one issue in my surgeries and mailbag.
We all know Newcastle is a great city, but it does not have enough homes to meet the needs of the people who live here. With thousands on the …
Chi backs call for more protection for private tenants
Chi Onwurah MP for Newcastle Central speaking in a debate on private sector rented housing in the House of Commons yesterday highlighted to ministers …
During a debate called by Chi Onwurah, Labour Member of Parliament for Newcastle Central, in Parliament on Monday (12th November), Housing Minister Don Foster agreed to go away and consider proposals to get more empty homes back into use …
• 9,000 waiting for more homes, whilst 4,000 private properties sit empty
• MP calls for Government to take action to free up empty homes, regulate the lettings market and better inform students of their rights and options
As Newcastle …