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

Shortlist for housing development infrastructure announced

The first group of projects to benefit from a UK government £1bn scheme designed to significantly increase the supply of new homes has been announced with 36 large projects set to get a share.Communities Secretary Eric Pickles said the move will unlock ... [Published What House? - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Pickles backs scheme to help 900 more troubled Bradford families

COMMUNITIES Secretary Eric Pickles says he is delighted the Government's Troubled Families programme will continue across Yorkshire, including in Bradford and Calderdale.The programme aims to turn around the lives of problem households after initial success ... [Published Telegraph and Argus - Aug 20 2014]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Greater Manchester selected for troubled families pilot

Reporter: Olivia KovacsDate online: 21 August 2014Greater Manchester has been selected to take part in a pilot for a national government initiative to help vulnerable younger children from struggling homes to get a better chance in life.Communities Secretary, ... [Published Rochdale Online - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 4 reports

Shoppers’ delight as Ikea approved - at last

Shoppers reacted with delight to news Sheffield will get its long-awaited Ikea store - after the plans passed their final hurdle.Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles, who has the final say on the £60m scheme, said he is satisfied with the decision ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Cap on amount councils and housing associations can charge for home repairs introduced

An upper limit on the amount leaseholders can be charged for some categories of repair work on their properties by councils and housing associations has been put in place.The cap applies to bills for major repair, maintenance or improvement works that ... [Published Lexology - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Potential game changer for incinerator mess

In a revelation that will please Gloucestershire’s incinerator protestors, Dale Vince, owner of Ecotricity and Forest Green Rovers F.C has confirmed Javelin Park is being reviewed as a potential site for their new 5000-seater football stadium.Gloucestershire ... [Published Punchline - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Turbine trouble

Wednesday, 20 August 2014THE much vaunted promise of ‘localism’ proves to be a dead duck once again. A planning inspector from outside the Dean has overruled the district council, democratically elected local councillors, and the wishes of the vast majority ... [Published Lydney Today - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Troubled Families programme expanded

Tuesday August 19th, 2014TweetExpansion of the Troubled Families programme to help vulnerable younger children from struggling homes get a better chance in life.Communities Secretary Eric Pickles announced details of an expansion of the government’s Troubled ... [Published Government Opportunities - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Pickles blames early morning for figures confusion

19 August 2014Eric Pickles has confessed he struggled to find figures on the costs of the ‘troubled families’ programme because of his early start.Speaking at 7:50am this morning on LBC, the communities secretary was quizzed about the successes of the ... [Published Localgov.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Veolia challenges Pickles on incinerator rejection

Veolia is challenging the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles on his decision to refuse planning permission  to its new energy-from-waste (EfW) incineration plant at New Barnfield in Hertfordshire.The application for the ... [Published Resource - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

More help for families

There is to be a major extension of the Government's programme to tackle troubled families, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has announced. ... [Published ITN - Aug 19 2014]
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First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 6 reports

Troubled Families programme expanded

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles today announced details of an expansion to the Government's Troubled Families programme to help vulnerable younger children from struggling homes to get a better chance in life.Work will begin this year in 51 of the ... [Published itv.com - Aug 19 2014]

Quotes

Pickles commented: "residential construction is now at its highest level since 2007 and continuing to rise, and 216,000 new homes were given planning permission last year. we are supporting locally led development, and this £1bn programme will help unlock or accelerate over 200,000 new homes across the country."
Mr Pickles, former leader of Bradford Council, said: "because leeds, bradford, sheffield, calderdale, wakefield and north yorkshire have made so much progress in the past two years, they are now able to work with even more families and help younger children get a better start in life."

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Madano’s Building and Construction Monitoring, ... [Published Madano Partnership - 2 hours ago]
Shortlist for housing development infrastructur... [Published What House? - 4 hours ago]
Greater Manchester selected for troubled famili... [Published Rochdale Online - 11 hours ago]
Plans to build 275 homes on farmland in Bushy h... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 12 hours ago]
Shoppers’ delight as Ikea approved - at last [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 14 hours ago]
Shoppers’ delight as Ikea approved - at last [Published Sheffield Telegraph - 14 hours ago]
Cap on amount councils and housing associations... [Published Lexology - 14 hours ago]
Star opinion: Ikea is worth the wait [Published Sheffield Star - 23 hours ago]
Infrastructure boost to house-builders announced [Published Roofing Cladding & Insulation - Aug 20 2014]
North-East councils allow meetings to be filmed [Published Northern Echo - Aug 20 2014]
Potential game changer for incinerator mess [Published Punchline - Aug 20 2014]
Ikea gets the go-ahead in Sheffield [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 20 2014]
Pickles backs scheme to help 900 more troubled ... [Published Telegraph and Argus - Aug 20 2014]
Turbine trouble [Published Lydney Today - Aug 20 2014]
Help is at hand for Southampton families [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 20 2014]
Troubled Families programme expanded in Wigan B... [Published Noodls - Aug 20 2014]
Heart of Essex Awards: Voluntary groups rewarde... [Published Essex Chronicle - Aug 20 2014]
EXCLUSIVE: Javelin Park eyed for new 5,000 seat... [Published Stroud News and Journal - Aug 20 2014]
'Social cleansing' of London's council estates ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
E ON SE : .on unvils nw oprations had [Published 4 Traders - Aug 19 2014]
Major investment to unlock new homes projects [Published Houseladder.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
Forest Green Rovers boss could swoop for incine... [Published The Citizen Online - Aug 19 2014]
FactCheck: the trouble with ‘troubled families’ [Published Channel 4 - Aug 19 2014]
Visit of Kris Hopkins [Published Harrogate Borough Council - Aug 19 2014]
First trailer for Cilla biopic starring Sherida... [Published itv.com - Aug 19 2014]
Salford to live stream council meetings [Published Localgov.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
Pickles blames early morning for figures confusion [Published Localgov.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
Veolia challenges Pickles on incinerator rejection [Published Resource - Aug 19 2014]
Raunchy music videos could get cinema style rat... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Aug 19 2014]
Fears that housing plans could ruin Shropshire ... [Published Shropshire Star - Aug 19 2014]
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New law now allows press and public to film, tw... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Aug 12 2014]
In a boost for local democracy and the independent free press, councils in England were brought into the 21st century today (6 August 2014) after Local Government Secretary, Eric Pickles, signed a Parliamentary order allowing press and public to film ...
UK Government Forces Press Freedom Onto Extremi... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 06 2014]
The Mayor of Tower Hamlets, Lutfur Rahman, will be forced to be more open to journalists and members of the public under new rules announced today. Communities Secretary Eric Pickles signed an order making it clear that council meetings can be filmed ...
Conservative Party Left Wingers Use Gaza To Tur... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 06 2014]
The left-wing of Britain's Conservative Party has started turning on David Cameron after the resignation of Faith and Communities Minister Baroness Warsi over Gaza yesterday. The Prime Minister, who was once seen as the poster boy for the paternalistic ...
First British Minister Resigns Over "Morally In... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 05 2014]
While in the US there has been nothing but political propaganda and a constant Obama defense of John Kerry over his disastrous, to date, handling of the deteriorating situation in the middle east, in the UK the internal discord has finally moved beyond ...
Beauty spots still at fracking 'risk', say camp... [Published Energy and energy security - Jul 29 2014]
Fracking licences can only be issued for beauty spots in "exceptional circumstances", according to new rules issued by the government. It said the regulations for the new bidding round for licences - the first in six years - are stricter than before. ...
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