Haringey Council spends millions on new kitchens – and then gives demolition orders

Ah, that very special genius that is Haringey Labour at work again.

Step one, spend £3.2m on new kitchens, bathrooms and windows for flats in Tottenham.

Step two, shortly afterwards, vote to demolish the said flats.

As Cllr Richard Wilson, Haringey Liberal Democrat Housing spokesperson, has said:

This is a disgraceful waste of taxpayers’ money. Why was work done on homes that will soon be knocked down. Those millions could have been spent on the Noel Park Estate instead.

How typical of Labour to spend a fortune on homes due to be knocked down whilst neglecting an historic estate in Wood Green, it just shows Labour can’t be trusted to run council services properly or spend taxpayers’ money wisely.

It all reminds me of the Haringey road painting fiasco (paint a road, then dig it up), though with rather more money at stake this time:

Haringey Council flowchart: how not to fix a road

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