Meeting the Prime Minister at No 10 Downing Street

Cllr David Mackintosh today met the Prime Minister, David Cameron, at No 10 Downing Street.

The Leader of Northampton Borough Council and the Prime Minister discussed issue affecting Northampton including the Enterprise Zone.

Cllr Mackintosh spent the day in London in a series of meetings and also met Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, and Housing Minister, Grant Shapps, who had earlier in the day announced the Government’s new Housing Strategy.

Cllr Mackintosh along with Cllr Mary Markham, Cabinet member for Housing at Northampton Borough Council, had discussed the new Housing Stratgy with officials from the Department for Communities and Local Government.

Cllr Mackintosh also, along with Cllr Tim Hadland, Cabinet member for Regeneration, Enterprise and Planning at Northampton Borough Council, met with representatives from Legal & General to discuss development of the Grosvenor Centre.