On 30th October 2017, Nicola, a PRERA committee member, attended an induction to the Area Board – a new consultative body that is being set up by the council. The Area Board is to replace the previous structures that were in place for consulting residents of council housing estates. Nicola has kindly volunteered to be our nominated representative on the Area Board.
Nicola reports that the Area Board is intended to allow residents and tenants to review Lambeth council’s performance across a number of areas. If it achieves this, and can bring about much needed improvements, then the Area Board should be worthwhile.
Since the induction we have received the following documents: