Tag: Government

Beeston Hill and Holbeck PFI housing scheme ‘moves step closer’ – council

A persistently delayed housing project in Beeston Hill and Holbeck has moved another step closer to completion after the council was given the go ahead to provide funding for the scheme. The latest decision from HM Treasury will enable the council to provide funding for the Little London, Beeston Hill, Holbeck and

Beeston Hill and Holbeck PFI: Council to step in after cash shortfall

The troubled Little London, Beeston Hill and Holbeck PFI Project has suffered so many delays thanks to a costly wait for government decisions you’d be forgiven for thinking it might never happen – and now it appears there are even more delays to the scheme which was due start this month. On-site work

Leeds Central MP Hilary Benn criticises government’s Remploy closure decision

Leeds Central MP Hilary Benn has criticised the government’s decision to close Leeds’ Remploy factory. Remploy, which provides employment opportunities for disabled people, is to close half its 54 factories, the government confirmed yesterday. Maria Miller, minister for disabled people, told MPs that the £320m budget for disabled employment services