LibDem Hina Bokhari, who made history as the joint first Muslim politician to be elected to the Assembly in May, moved the motion, which was seconded by her colleague Caroline Pidgeon, who campaigned vigorously for leaseholders in the 2016-2021 term
By Harry Scoffin
Liberal Democrats, Greens and the Conservatives in the London Assembly urged mayor Sadiq Khan on Thursday to put more pressure on housebuilders over the building safety crisis.
The National Leasehold Campaign organised an email dump yesterday urging developers and investors in freeholds to either sell the freeholds of leasehold houses at the price originally promised or vary aggressive ground rents.
The aim was to urge developers and freeholders to follow Persimmon and Aviva, who last week settled up after the mis-selling and breach of consumer law investigation held by the Competition and Markets Authority.
The NLC initiative landed on in the inboxes of CEOs from 9am yesterday morning:
The following were among the recipients:
Pier Management Freehold Managers plc David Thomas, CEO of Barratt E and J Estates Chris Endsor, CEO Miller Homes Paul Crook, MD Mainstaygroup Jason Honeyman, CEO Bellway Rob Perrins, CEO Berkeley Group Estates & Management Seddon Homes.co.uk Countryside Properties plc Morris Homes Bovis Homes Ground Rents Income Fund, Schroders Adriatic Land Claycourt Ltd (Nationwide pension fund) Weathercourt Ltd (ditto) Homeground (Long Harbour)