Eric Pickles

Type: Person
Name: Eric Pickles
Title: Member of Parliament for Brentwood and Ongar
Organization: UK Government
Date of Birth: 1952-04-20
Place of Birth: Keighley (United Kingdom)
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Eric Pickles
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Homeowners are free to rent out their driveways says government

Homeowners can rent out their drives as parking spaces without planning permission after an announcement from Government.Eric Pickles, The Conservative Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government labelled local councils who try to stop or ... [Published Newcastle Evening Chronicle - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Mayor 'will not shut' newspaper

The mayor of one of five London boroughs criticised for publishing free newspapers says he has no intention of getting rid of the publication.Newham mayor Sir Robin Wales said it was a cost effective way of publishing information but Communities and Local ... [Published BBC - 4 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Pickles' drive could hit city parking levy

NOTTINGHAM commuters could have another option to avoid the workplace parking levy after Eric Pickles gave the go-ahead for residents to rent out their driveways.The communities secretary slammed local councils for being "parking bullies" by stopping ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Eric Pickles
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Gareth Snell: Staffordshire's green fields are under threat

WHEN the coalition government came to power in 2010, one of its key messages was its commitment to localism. The idea that those in a local area are best placed to make decisions that affect that area and, therefore, should be given the responsibility ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 19 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Eric Pickles Takes Action To Defend The Independent Free Press

Five councils have a fortnight to explain Publicity Code breaches before the Secretary of State issues legal directionsby The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP(WireNews+Co) - London, England - 18 April 2014Town HallFive councils have been given a fortnight to explain ... [Published WireNews - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 4 reports

Pickles in charge of 'vermin' site

Nottingham City Council has issued Eric Pickles' department with an enforcement notice over an "unkempt" building it owns.Lancaster House on Sherwood Rise, owned by the Department for Communities and Local Government, is currently empty.The Labour-run ... [Published BBC - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Eric Pickles Ill shut council freesheets that publish propaganda on the rates

An advertising board for a London newspaper. Eric Pickles says the capital's local press has suffered as a result of the proliferation of council publications. Photograph: Martin Godwin for the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Vouchers for frugal civil servants

Three gift vouchers were handed to civil servants in the first eight months of a scheme rewarding money-saving ideas, new figures show.The successful workers from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) received Love2shop vouchers valued ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Eric Pickles tells bullying councils Let families rent out their own private drives

But the Communities Secretary announced yesterday that new regulations, which came into force two weeks ago, will prevent councils from making money from 'resourceful and entrepreneurial ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Eric Pickles

Prepares to Use New Legal Powers to Crack Down on Council Papers Eric Pickles Prepares to Use New Legal Powers to Crack Down on Council Papers ... ... [Published NS News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pickles appoints himself Lord of the Wind Farms

17th April 2014It has emerged that Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government is personally rejecting onshore wind proposals that have been recommended by the Planning Inspectorate.Experts have criticised the policy of capping ... [Published Ecologist - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 11 reports

Eric Pickles: I'll shut council freesheets that publish 'propaganda on the rates'

Eric Pickles has threatened to shut free newspapers given out by five Labour-run councils, accusing them of peddling propaganda.The communities and local government secretary accused the councils of behaving like Russian president Vladimir Putin, describing ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]

Quotes

He has promised to "cut petty state regulations to make renting out your driveway even easier". Mr Pickles said: "town halls shouldn't be stopping hard-working people from making a bit of extra cash from their homes. this is helping to provide more low-cost parking spaces for commuters, tourists..."
BBC East Midlands' political correspondent John Hess said that even when Mr Pickles sees the paperwork, he was "likely to dismiss it as a political stunt"

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Homeowners are free to rent out their driveways... [Published Newcastle Evening Chronicle - 4 hours ago]
Mayor 'will not shut' newspaper [Published BBC - 4 hours ago]
Pickles' drive could hit city parking levy [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 8 hours ago]
Government shamed over allotment sell-offs [Published Morning Star Online - 14 hours ago]
News in Brief: 19/04/2014 [Published Morning Star Online - 14 hours ago]
Gareth Snell: Staffordshire's green fields are ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 19 hours ago]
Gareth Snell: Staffordshire's green fields are ... [Published The Sentinel - 20 hours ago]
Letters: Creating new schools gives parents rea... [Published The Independent - 20 hours ago]
Hope dies for beloved pub [Published Burton Mail - 22 hours ago]
Eric Pickles Takes Action To Defend The Indepen... [Published WireNews - 22 hours ago]
Pickles in charge of 'vermin' site [Published BBC - Apr 18 2014]
'No criminality found' in Tower Hamlets fraud c... [Published Asian Times Online UK - Apr 18 2014]
'Walking the man': Inside the club where domina... [Published Telegraph - Apr 18 2014]
Labour shadow minister laments development in D... [Published Gloucestershire Gazette - Apr 18 2014]
Eric Pickles Ill shut council freesheets that p... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
Council to raise housing 'free for all' concern... [Published Yeovil Express - Apr 18 2014]
Vouchers for frugal civil servants [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
Eric Pickles tells bullying councils Let famili... [Published Big News Network - Apr 18 2014]
Vouchers for frugal civil servants [Published BT.com - Apr 18 2014]
Community centre to reopen soon - but controver... [Published Brentwood Weekly News - Apr 18 2014]
Eric Pickles: I'll shut council freesheets that... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
Pickles approves 59 allotment sales [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
Pickles approves 59 allotment sales [Published Wimbledon Guardian - Apr 17 2014]
Eric Pickles tells 'bullying' councils: Let fam... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 17 2014]
PUNCH TAVERNS : Owners call 'time' as village b... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 17 2014]
Allotments being sold off for development despi... [Published Telegraph - Apr 17 2014]
Eric Pickles [Published NS News - Apr 17 2014]
Pickles appoints himself Lord of the Wind Farms [Published Ecologist - Apr 17 2014]
Eric Pickles: I'll shut council freesheets that... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
Long-term decisions must be made on energy reso... [Published Mid Devon Gazette - Apr 17 2014]
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Pickles Crackdown on Town Hall Pravdas [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Apr 17 2014]
Most of the government is either on holiday or has ground to a halt, but Eric Pickles is still hard at work fighting taxpayer-funded propaganda newspapers in rotten boroughs. The Communities Secretary has given Greenwich Time, Hackney Today, the Newham ...
UN urges huge increase in green energy to avert... [Published Energy and energy security - Apr 15 2014]
David Cameron 's commitment to the green agenda will come under the fiercest scrutiny yet this week when top climate-change experts will warn that only greater use of renewable energy – including windfarms – can prevent a global catastrophe. A report ...
As House Prices Soar, UK Weighs New Cities [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 14 2014]
As London’s housing crisis deepens, the U.K.’s coalition government is looking to a solution first embraced in the early decades of the last century: the self-contained Garden City. The U.K.’s first garden cities–Letchworth and Welwyn Garden City–were ...
Another Week of Global Warming News, April 13, ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 14 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Confronting a New Age of ConsequencesApril 13, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , COP15 , WG3 ...
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Home of the web’s best political conversation If you’re wanting some Happy Mondays, why not relax and spend the night on PB Nighthawks. If you’re a lurker, why not delurk and Step On to PB as a poster. The round up of recent events (click on the ...
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