3 July, 2017
7:30 am - 8:45 am
Reform held a breakfast panel event at which the Leader of Westminster City Council, Councillor Nickie Aiken, set out her vision for housing delivery in the heart of London. Read the full speech here. This was followed by an expert panel discussion that explored the challenges and opportunities in tackling Britain’s housing crisis. Panelists were:
Since taking up the leadership of the council in January, Cllr Aiken has pledged to bring a renewed focus on providing good quality and truly affordable housing, harnessing new ideas to drive forward increases in Westminster’s stock.
At a time when national and regional government are both setting out their cases for addressing the housing shortage, this event provided an opportunity for attendees to hear about the proactive approach being taken in Westminster. This event examined the tools available to councils to increase supply, the reforms required to give them the additional levers, and how Westminster in particular can maximise both.
This event was held in partnership with: