RBKC Governance Report


An independent study of governance in Kensington and Chelsea Council has now been completed and the report is available to download on the council’s website.

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KCSC Chair Michael Bach speech at RBKC's Council Committee meeting


On 6th December 2017, Chair of KCSC, Michael Bach was invited to RBKC's Council Committee meeting to share his views on how the council can improve its governance and engagement processes to make it more inclusive for residents.

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Taskforce releases report on Kensington and Chelsea Council Grenfell response


This past week has seen a flurry of reports, statements and newspaper articles relating to the Government’s Taskforce Report into the Council’s response in the months since the Grenfell Fire.

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London's Poverty Profile 2017


Trust for London has published the 2017 London's Poverty Profile

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£4.44 million in total now paid out to Grenfell Tower victims


The Kensington and Chelsea Foundation announced that as of today, £4.44 million has been paid out to help the survivors of the Grenfell Tower tragedy and to the next of kin of those who lost their lives. 

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Secretary Sajid Javid announces details of the independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce


Communities Secretary Sajid Javid today announced details of the independent Grenfell Recovery Taskforce that will support the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea to develop and implement a long term recovery plan following the Grenfell Tower fire.

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New leadership in place at the Council


On Wednesday 19 July Elizabeth Campbell was voted in as the new Leader of the Council and announced her new leadership team. Many people in the audience including some of the survivors displayed anger at the decision and made repeated calls for the whole Cabinet to stand down.

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What now for the local community after the Grenfell fire?


We know that there are many questions to be answered, some we wish would come sooner than others. No one can imagine the pain and ongoing suffering of those who survived their loved ones. Not knowing the full extent of what happened and why. I hope the public enquiry however controversial it appears right now will uncover the truth. It is probably right to suggest that until this happens the community as we know it will not begin to heal.   

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Tri-borough partners to split in 2018


Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster have  reluctantly agreed on 27 March 2017 to serve notice on Hammersmith & Fulham of their intention to withdraw from service sharing arrangements in the areas of Adult Social Care, Children’s Services and Public Health.

In response to the recent announcement Angela Spence, CEO of Kensington and Chelsea Social Council states:

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Planning for the Royal Borough's future


Residents and voluntary groups are being asked to have their say on the latest planning policy document which will help to guide development in Kensington and Chelsea until 2028.

The Council is currently undertaking a review of the ‘Local Plan Partial Review – Publication Policies’ which looks at areas such as infrastructure, planning enforcement, business uses, shopping areas, housing and climate change.

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