Karen Buck MP reports;
“The Major Works programme, which included window replacements for kitchens and bathrooms, has now been running for half a decade! Residents will soon be balloted (again) on options and hopefully this time around the process will run more smoothly than previously. Obviously everyone wants to ensure quality and value for money, but it is hard to see how the stops and starts of recent years have been efficient, even before we get into the poor performance of first contractors. In the meantime, many flats have been plagued for years by cold and condensation, adding to already high heating costs.
The departure of the latest Chief Executive of CityWest Homes after only a year doesn’t add to anyone’s confidence. There are good and dedicated staff trying their best, but the organisation needs effective management from the top.”