|Topic:||PARACHUTE ‘PARTY’ CROSS COMMUNITY THINK TANK LIST OF IDEAS|
|Posted by:||Alex Thomas|
|(all ideas are a summarised, fine detail on options as to how each idea could work in practice can already be expanded on, and can be discussed at a later date) |
1. Identify brownfield sites in easy access of multicultural residential/retail high street areas and make available on long term lease for development into open air sports, recreational, media and performing arts areas. In return for organising and managing refurbishment, using local trades people to area (part funded by local council), music and dance license will be a prerequisite, subject to sound controls.
2. Police surveillance of all care homes and mental health professionals’ meetings prior to a Section order being granted. Public access to these surveillance recordings after decision.
3. Councils to publish monthly detailed spending commitments and have a dedicated officer team to deal with individual concerns regarding spend. Additional powers given to MP’s in that borough to formally question local authority/NHS trusts on spend and processes.
4. Proactive Lobbying of central government to introduce a new act of Parliament called ‘The Compassion Act’.
5. High Street parties twice a year as a London-wide holiday, all to pay a contribution, minus those who are disabled or on income related benefit or pensioners. Surplus to be used for increased funding for the performing arts.
6. The wearing of a suit and tie is no longer obligatory for any specific profession or job of work.
7. Monthly ‘Question time’ style panel debates with local MP, local police commissioner, health trust chief executive, local council leader as well as spokespersons for community action and arts groups across all ethnicities. All attendees to be able to vote on specific key issues raised. An 80% majority vote to be taken forward by the respective public official, with responsibility for that area. Progress updates at subsequent meetings.
8. The legal right for councils to identify and use unoccupied properties as part of the housing stock with affordable rents, with the rent held in trust for the legal owner of the property.
9. A minimum £10 per hour living wage for all employees working in the constituency.
10. A cap on private landlord rents.
11. Enforcement team with greater powers to bring those employers guilty of paying less than minimum wage including sequestration of assets.
12. Enforcement team with greater powers to bring ‘scum’ landlords and major environmental health contraveners to the criminal courts as well as sequestration of assets.
13. A redrafting of all ‘Vexatious complaint policy documents’ issued by Public Authorities to ensure greater inclusivity and accessibility to formal complaints procedures.
14. Maximum £1000 on the spot fine for all those in big, posh cars (£500 for 'ickle, bitty cars) that use a disabled parking bay in hospitals when they are clearly able-bodied and selfish-minded.
15. Schools to adopt a ratcheted keep the kid in school policy for all persistently disruptive students. A more proactive, effective crackdown on bullying, targeting serial offenders in schools.
16. All convicted serial offenders of grievous abuse/harm to others to be named and tagged in the constituency.
17. Free council funded Business and Financial advice to all self-employed adults and consideration of awarding of works contracts to micro-businesses (1-5 personnel) in the West London area especially for arts, construction, maintenance and environmental works including ex-offenders subject to restrictions on certain serial offences of actual/grievous abuse/harm to others.
18. Vocational students in schools to be given more work related experience during secondary school. Where students prove competency in certain key trades then an hourly rate is to be paid by Lea/school education budgets to be held in trust on behalf of student and made available for business related activities when they are no longer at school and administered by an accredited Business adviser linked to a national business charity ie. Princes Youth Business Trust, Businesslink, Threshold etc.
19. Development of ‘Sure start’ style + crèche care centres free or discounted dependent on income and family status of applicant.
20. Development of ‘Darby and Joan’ style meeting and communal event halls with extra funding given to those that are multicultural, equality and diversity friendly spanning all age groups with an arts, social and nutrition focus. Cross community, class, age and equality/disability friendly.
21. Legalise brothels and license sex workers.
22. Legalise Cannabis and Marijuana (‘erb) subject to a tax/duty no greater than the lower of that on wine or tobacco.
Associated Music: Suffering City – Johnny Copeland (Atlantic, 1968)
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|PARACHUTE ‘PARTY’ CROSS COMMUNITY THINK TANK LIST OF IDEAS||10/05/15 13:13:00||Alex Thomas|
|Re:PARACHUTE ‘PARTY’ CROSS COMMUNITY THINK TANK LIST OF IDEAS||10/05/15 14:56:00||Alex Thomas|
|Re:Re:PARACHUTE ‘PARTY’ CROSS COMMUNITY THINK TANK LIST OF IDEAS||10/05/15 15:21:00||Brian Coyle|
|Re:Re:Re:PARACHUTE ‘PARTY’ CROSS COMMUNITY THINK TANK LIST OF IDEAS||10/05/15 17:00:00||Alex Thomas|