It's ugly, it's unsightly and it's unacceptableCouncillor Martin Tett, LGA
, which represents 370 councils in England and Wales, said councils are approving nine in every 10 planning applications.
Councillor Martin Tett, LGA
housing spokesman, said: "To tackle the new homes backlog and to get the country building again, councils also need the freedom to borrow and invest in desperately needed new homes.
has also expressed further concerns that a failure to update cab laws:
All these could have been avoided or saved had LGA
maintained the facility giving immediate attention to the needed repairs thereby maximizing its utilization,' the report added.
, which represents more than 370 councils across England and Wales, also warns about the "significant" administration costs of the scheme which will generate revenues of PS75 million a year, rather than the PS365 million originally forecast by the Government.
said the last time the country was building more than the 250,000 houses that it is estimated the nation needs was in 1977/78 - when councils built 44% of new homes.
said homes had been ruined and, in some cases, the machines had burst into flames as people loaded them with clothes.
One-fifth of the EAs in each LGA
were selected using simple random selection.
With more than $73 billion in new coverage issued in 2014, LGA
ranked fifth in the U.
Prequalification are invited for LGA
, which represents more than 370 councils in England and Wales, said councils had found properties with fire escape doors opening out onto three-storey drops and without proper front doors.