The National Trust have moved all its repairs and maintenance over to a centralised system. They are hoping that this will help the coordination and quality of repairs and maintenance.
Some years back TANT worked with the NT for the introduction of a complaints procedure, but it lacks a final stage of referral to an independent body. This leaves complainants with the feeling that the NT can just assess cases from its own perspective and will find in its own favour.
TANT is concerned that the National Trust appear to be taking increasing numbers of homes and converting them into holiday accommodation.
This letter outlines the recommendations that the Law Commission have now made regarding the consultation that they published last year regarding reforms to the law relating to long leases.
Please find below copies of the wording of the letters that the National Trust are sending to all tenants in regard to the difficulties that they may be experiencing as a result of COVID-19.
We are currently liaising with the National Trust on behalf of all of our tenant members some of whom we know are concerned about their financial situation and rent payments at this difficult time.
Unfortunately due to the COVID-19 crisis we have cancelled our AGM planned for the 17th May.
It is with great regret that I have to tell you all that Karen Burrell our TANT colleague and National Trust long lease tenant passed peacefully away in Exeter Hospice on Saturday night, the 31st August with Richard her husband at her side.
The Holnicote Tenants Association object very strongly to the suggested closure of Porlock Fire Station. The Fire Service stated evidence confirms that elderly people are more likely to die in household fires.
TANT held it’s 2019 AGM in Quatt on the NT Dudmaston Estate in Shropshire on the 12th May, attended by the officers, local members and some who had travelled considerable distances.