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Julian Bell
Julian Bell
Leader, Ealing Council
Partners ● November 1, 2019

A good partner is one who understands Ealing and is committed to Ealing; who has that ethos of building homes for ordinary working families. And one who has understood Ealing as a place and is enthusiastic about it, who buys into our vision.

How do you judge that? It’s partially as you have those, sometimes tough, discussions with developers, where you say: "That’s not in keeping with where we are going. So, we’re not happy with that." The feedback I get is that my officers in planning are very clear about what works and what doesn’t, and developers like that.

Sometimes they’re a bit unhappy because we’re telling...

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