Sir Robin Wales
Senior Adviser on Local Government, Skills and Housing
Sir Robin Wales was the leader of Newham Council 1995-2002 and then elected Mayor from 2002-16, chair of the association of London Government (now London Councils) 2000-06, a Board member of LOCOG (the London Organising Committee for the 2012 Games) and was knighted for services to local government in 2000. While in Newham he introduced the first Borough wide private rented sector licensing scheme, established a housing association, Local Space, which now provides homes for 1800 homeless families and established and chaired Red Door Ventures, a local authority owned housing company with the aim of building and retaining high quality housing.
Related Posts & Publications
by Sir Robin Wales | Jun 20, 2018Read Publication The housing crisis will only be solved if the developers of new homes place more emphasis on design and style to gain the support of existing communities, according to exclusive new polling for Policy Exchange. Building More, Building Beautiful: How...
REGISTER NOW: The Future of the North Sea Panel includes: - Mayor of Tees Valley, @BenHouchen - @beisgovuk Energy Minister, @annietrev - Deputy CE @RenewableUK, @OnnMel - @nationalgriduk CEO, John Pettigrew Chaired by @BenMcAleenan
RT @WRNicolle New @Policy_Exchange event, the Future of the North Sea Cast list inc: - Mayor of Tees Valley @BenHouchen - Deputy CE @RenewableUK @OnnMel - @nationalgriduk CEO John Pettigrew - @beisgovuk Energy Minister @annietrev Chaired by our own @BenMcAleenan policyexchange.org.u…
REGISTER NOW: Join our virtual event for the Book Launch of 'This Sovereign Isle: Britain In and Out of Europe' With our esteemed panel: 🟠@michaelgove 🟠@DavidGHFrost 🟠@AmberRuddUK 🟠Rt Hon Lord Mandelson 🟠Author, Professor Robert Tombs
RT @BenMcAleenan 🚨NEW REPORT from @Policy_Exchange 🚨 Capital Shift: How the UK can use the G7, COP26 and other summits in 2021 to drive through a programme of green finance reforms. By me and @bencaldecott, with a foreword from Anthony Browne MP. policyexchange.org.u… Here’s a summary...