At our recent Barnet Eye Awards, West Hendon councillor Helene Richman vowed to push for the council to officially adopt a policy of actively working with local stakeholders to ensure that we protect our pubs. The Barnet Eye is delighted to note that Councillor Richman has secured a commitment from the Leader of Barnet Council to support our campaign.
She has tabled the following question for the next full meeting of Barnet Council and has received a positive response
Can the Conservative led Council of Barnet declare its commitment to assist stakeholders who wish to preserve the well-loved and historic pubs of Barnet which provide so much value to the communities in which they areThe Leader of the Council has responded positively to this question. We now await the deliver yo f a proper strategy from the Council to ensure we have a proper council policy to ensure that pubs in Barnet are no longer flattened to provide luxury flats, in defiance of the wishes of local communities.
We congratulate Councillor Richman on her efforts.