“It is time the law recognised the special needs of premature babies’ parents by extending their leave so they can give their vulnerable, tiny babies all the love and care they need and deserve” – Steve Reed MP’s speech to the House of Commons

"It is time the law recognised the special needs of premature babies’ parents by extending their leave so they can give their vulnerable, tiny babies all the love and care they need and deserve" - Steve Reed MP's speech to the House of Commons Croydon North MP Steve Reed has successfully seen his bill to … Continue reading “It is time the law recognised the special needs of premature babies’ parents by extending their leave so they can give their vulnerable, tiny babies all the love and care they need and deserve” – Steve Reed MP’s speech to the House of Commons

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HELEN HAYES QUIZZES THERESA MAY ON LAMBETH CHILD ABUSE INQUIRY – “We all want this inquiry to work properly, and to work in the interests of survivors and victims” says PM

HELEN HAYES QUIZZES THERESA MAY ON LAMBETH CHILD ABUSE INQUIRY - "We all want this inquiry to work properly, and to work in the interests of survivors and victims" says  PM    Helen Hayes MP has quizzed Prime Minister Theresa May on the Lambeth child abuse inquiry. During Prime Minister's question time the Dulwich and … Continue reading HELEN HAYES QUIZZES THERESA MAY ON LAMBETH CHILD ABUSE INQUIRY – “We all want this inquiry to work properly, and to work in the interests of survivors and victims” says PM

LEASEHOLDERS CHAIRMAN QUITS AMID “COUNCIL BULLYING” CLAIMS – Green party councilor says siege mentality exists in Lambeth

LEASEHOLDERS CHAIRMAN QUITS AMID "COUNCIL BULLYING" CLAIMS - Green party councilor says siege mentality exists in Lambeth   The chairman of Lambeth Leasehold Council has quit his post accusing named Labour councilors - and one officer - of "bullying" and "trashing" his efforts. Stephen Gyte's resignation comes as Lambeth's only Green party councilor, Scott Ainslie, … Continue reading LEASEHOLDERS CHAIRMAN QUITS AMID “COUNCIL BULLYING” CLAIMS – Green party councilor says siege mentality exists in Lambeth

“SIEGE MENTALITY” DEVELOPING IN LAMBETH SAYS GREEN PARTY COUNCILLOR

"SIEGE MENTALITY" DEVELOPING IN LAMBETH SAYS GREEN PARTY COUNCILLOR   Lambeth council's leadership are beginning to develop a siege mentality, says the council's sole Green party representative Cllr Scott Ainslie. He says the "so-called intimidation" councilors complain of is a fiction. "Lambeth's leadership are playing the victims, trying to paint ordinary members of the public … Continue reading “SIEGE MENTALITY” DEVELOPING IN LAMBETH SAYS GREEN PARTY COUNCILLOR

PAXTON PRIMARY: FEDERATION WORK A FLANKER ON SECONDARY SCHOOL PROPOSALS – “No planning permission necessary for interim plans”

PAXTON PRIMARY: FEDERATION WORK A FLANKER ON SECONDARY SCHOOL PROPOSALS - "No planning permission necessary for interim plans"   The schools group which wants to put a secondary school on the Paxton primary site for two years appear to have circumvented both public criticism AND any need for planning permission - by using the PRIMARY … Continue reading PAXTON PRIMARY: FEDERATION WORK A FLANKER ON SECONDARY SCHOOL PROPOSALS – “No planning permission necessary for interim plans”

STEVE REED MP TABLES LAW CHANGE FOR PARENTS OF PREMATURE BABIES

STEVE REED MP TABLES LAW CHANGE FOR PARENTS OF PREMATURE BABIES   Cropydon North MP Steve Reed is introducing a new bill in the House of Commons today (Wednesday) aimed at extending maternity and paternity leave for parents of premature babies. Steve Reed MP has tabled a change in the law which would extend maternity … Continue reading STEVE REED MP TABLES LAW CHANGE FOR PARENTS OF PREMATURE BABIES

SOUTHERN RAIL: GOVERNMENT SHOULD NOT WAIT ANOTHER FIVE YEARS TO STRIP GOVIA OF FRANCHISE SAYS LAMBETH COUNCIL MOTION

SOUTHERN RAIL: GOVERNMENT SHOULD NOT WAIT ANOTHER FIVE YEARS TO STRIP GOVIA OF FRANCHISE SAYS LAMBETH COUNCIL MOTION plus: Blue badge and energy company warnings in Croydon/ Council leader condemns Heathrow expansion plans/ Hotel rooms tax for Lambeth?/ £350 fine - for dropping a cigarette butt Lambeth council have approved a motion saying the Government … Continue reading SOUTHERN RAIL: GOVERNMENT SHOULD NOT WAIT ANOTHER FIVE YEARS TO STRIP GOVIA OF FRANCHISE SAYS LAMBETH COUNCIL MOTION

TEENAGE LIBRARY OCCUPIER WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

  Rosa (left) receives her award from Eliza Rebeiro, founder of the anti-knife, anti-gang campaign Lives Not Knives.   TEENAGE LIBRARY OCCUPIER WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD   Carnegie library occupier Rosa Beuzeval, 16, has won a prestigious personal award for her work to defend the Herne Hill library.   Her citation specifically mentions the occupation of … Continue reading TEENAGE LIBRARY OCCUPIER WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

FILM MAKERS CONVERGE ON CRYSTAL PALACE (also showing: DEAD SIMPLE – IT’S BOOK CLUB! + THE STORY OF THE VICAR’S OAK…+ NORWOOD FOOD BANK NEEDS YOU! Crystal Palace food market)

FILM MAKERS CONVERGE ON CRYSTAL PALACE Film makers from all over the world are converging on Crystal Palace - to see their movies shown at the Crystal Palace International Film Festival. A film festival spokesman said: "We have lots of Q & As with film makers on most nights and have film makers flying in from all … Continue reading FILM MAKERS CONVERGE ON CRYSTAL PALACE (also showing: DEAD SIMPLE – IT’S BOOK CLUB! + THE STORY OF THE VICAR’S OAK…+ NORWOOD FOOD BANK NEEDS YOU! Crystal Palace food market)

HAVE LAMBETH COUNCILLORS AND OFFICERS BREACHED THEIR OWN CODE OF CONDUCT?

HAVE LAMBETH COUNCILLORS AND OFFICERS BREACHED THEIR OWN CODE OF CONDUCT?   In his lengthy resignation letter as chairman of the Leasehold council - please see separate story - Stephen Gyte says councillors AND officers have also breached Lambeth council's OWN code of conduct. "Part 1 of the Member code of conduct states: 'When acting … Continue reading HAVE LAMBETH COUNCILLORS AND OFFICERS BREACHED THEIR OWN CODE OF CONDUCT?