MP HELEN HAYES SECURES PARLIAMENTARY DEBATE ON LONDON SCHOOLS FUNDING Dulwich and West Norwood MP Helen Hayes was set to open a Parliamentary debate on London schools funding in Westminster hall this morning (Wednesday). "While I support the principle that all schools should receive fair funding, there is nothing fair about a proposal which would … Continue reading MP HELEN HAYES SECURES PARLIAMENTARY DEBATE ON LONDON SCHOOLS FUNDING
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION: "WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO ACCESS THE OFFICER'S OLD MAILBOX......" Shock news from Lambeth: They HAVE been able to access a council officer's old mailbox. Back in February in our story headlined 'Utterly Bonkers........'* we explained how Lambeth had refused two FOI (Freedom of Information) requests on the grounds that they could … Continue reading FREEDOM OF INFORMATION: "WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO ACCESS THE OFFICER'S OLD MAILBOX……"
LAMBETH'S KEY GUARANTEES: DECIDE FOR YOURSELF - ONE At last week's Lambeth council cabinet meeting Cressingham Gardens estate resident Gerlinde Gniewosz accused Lambeth council of reducing some key guarantees previously given to people whose homes are set to be demolished by Lambeth council to 'mechanisms' - and dropping one altogether. Cllr Matthew Bennett, Lambeth's cabinet … Continue reading LAMBETH'S KEY GUARANTEES: DECIDE FOR YOURSELF – ONE
LAMBETH'S KEY GUARANTEES DECIDE FOR YOURSELF - TWO and secondly: REPORT TO CABINET MEETING THURSDAY MARCH 23rd Key Guarantees for Tenants – the Principles: 2.7 Key Guarantee 1: If your home is going to be demolished as a consequence of estate regeneration, you will have the choice of either taking a newly built home on … Continue reading LAMBETH'S KEY GUARANTEES DECIDE FOR YOURSELF – TWO
CLOWNING AROUND AT THE CARNEGIE - First anniversary of library occupation celebrated this Saturday (April 1st) TV star Trudie Goodwin - who played Sgt June Ackland in The Bill and Georgia Sharma in Emmerdale will be at the Carnegie library, Herne Hill as part of an event marking the first anniversary of the library's occupation. … Continue reading CLOWNING AROUND AT THE CARNEGIE – First anniversary of library occupation celebrated this Saturday (April 1st)
CENTRAL HILL SURVEY SHOWS RESIDENTS OPPOSE DEMOLITION - BUT LAMBETH COUNCIL'S CABINET JUST VOTE FOR IT ANYWAY A survey made by residents of the Central Hill estate just days ago shows the majority want it to stay and be refurbished - but Lambeth council's cabinet voted last night (Thursday) to knock the whole estate down … Continue reading CENTRAL HILL SURVEY SHOWS RESIDENTS OPPOSE DEMOLITION – BUT LAMBETH COUNCIL'S CABINET JUST VOTE FOR IT ANYWAY
MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES BEING IGNORED ON ESTATES LAMBETH COUNCIL WANT TO DEMOLISH - AND SO ARE HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES, CABINET TOLD - "It's a game to you" Helping people with mental health issues who face losing their homes on the six council estates Lambeth want to demolish has to be an absolute priority, Lambeth council's cabinet … Continue reading MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES BEING IGNORED ON ESTATES LAMBETH COUNCIL WANT TO DEMOLISH – AND SO ARE HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES, CABINET TOLD – "It's a game to you"
COUNCIL OFFICER ACCUSED OF CENTRAL HILL "SCAREMONGERING" Allegations of scaremongering by a council officer were made at the meeting by Central Hill tenants and residents association chair Karen Bennett. "At least two residents were called on by a council officer who told them that not only was the estate built to last 40 years … Continue reading COUNCIL OFFICER ACCUSED OF CENTRAL HILL "SCAREMONGERING"
CABINET DECISION ON CENTRAL HILL - VIEW FROM THE GALLERY The meeting began with an impeccably observed minute's silence for those who died in the previous day's terrorist attack at Westminster. It was the lull before the storm. The first item - before the main debate on Central Hill - related to key guarantees. An … Continue reading CABINET DECISION ON CENTRAL HILL – VIEW FROM THE GALLERY
COMMUNITY INTEREST ORGANISATIONS RULES - "INVOLVEMENT WITH POLITICAL PARTIES MUST BE BALANCED" SAY CHARITY COMMISSION Two CIOs (community interest organisations) have applied to take over the running of the Carnegie library, Herne Hill which is owned by Lambeth council but currently closed. One is the Carnegie Library Association whose members include the Friends of Carnegie … Continue reading COMMUNITY INTEREST ORGANISATIONS RULES – "INVOLVEMENT WITH POLITICAL PARTIES MUST BE BALANCED" SAY CHARITY COMMISSION