Peoples Audit Lambeth posted the following on Twitter and posed the question: Can someone please explain this. According to latest published data it looks like @lambeth_council have paid £16.5K of taxpayers' money to Lambeth Labour Group Campaign Fund? ♻Michael J Keane ♻ @KeaneMJ replied: They're voluntary payroll deductions -presumably % of allowances paid to councillors. I … Continue reading RATEPAYERS MONEY INDIRECTLY FUNDING LAMBETH LABOUR……..
A claim by Herne Hill Labour in an election leaflet that last year Lambeth "issued more items in our libraries than ever before” is... pure fiction. Libraries campaigner Aran Lewis made a Freedom of Information Act request to Lambeth council for figures for loans of library stock back on April 3rd and was supposed to … Continue reading ….AND HOW LAMBETH LABOUR LITERALLY COOKED THE BOOKS
HOW TO STOP LAMBETH COUNCILLORS HAVING THEIR SAY..... The latest wheeze from Lambeth Labour to try and limit free speech even further is this: It comes from a report to councillors at last week's annual meeting and mayor-making at Lambeth council and was unveiled about 24 hours before the meeting rather than the traditional seven … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: HOW DEMOCRACY WORKS IN LAMBETH
Bizarre exchanges on Twitter after Lambeth Labour councillors approved payment of special responsibility allowances for cabinet members at the same rate as last year - but gave their new opposition leader a whopping great pay rise!. Cllr Jonathan Bartley, Green party opposition leader, Tweeted: .@LambethLabour voted to award Lambeth councillors £472,335 in ADDITIONAL allowances tonight. … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – OPPOSITION LEADER’S NON-EXISTENT ‘PAY RISE’
From left: Lambeth's own Famous Five: Green party Cllrs Pete Elliott, Nicole Griffiths, Jonathan Bartley, Becca Thackray and Scott Ainslie. Jason_Cobb @Jason_Cobb May 23 Tweeted: Gawd. I wish this lot well over the next four years. They are going to bloody need it. .....AND THE 'REGENERATION' ( We're going to help Lambeth demolish your homes whether you like … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: THE GREEN TEAM……AND THE DEMOLITION TEAM
The following light-hearted exchange took place on Twitter last week: Aran Lewis @aranmlewis May 25 If his faction gets back into power they will probably change the name of the National Health Service to the Community Wellbeing Hub, and then we will have to have a serious debate to figure out what the hell it means. Andy … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: BEWARE OF MAKING COMMENTS ON SOCIAL MEDIA – LAMBETH LABOUR’S THOUGHT POLICE ARE WATCHING
Back in early April during election Purdah News From Crystal Palace submitted the following question/s to Lambeth council's press office: "I am aware we are in the election Purdah period but is there any official Lambeth council statement on the letter from ex Cllrs Boucher and Taggart to Clive Betts MP as reported on the … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: CARNEGIE LIBRARY AND THE ORGANISATION NOW KNOWN AS……
The Log Lady @gamecounsel May 23 Tweeted: This is #Lambeth #Labour's chief whip. She's been a councillor since 2010 but can't make up her mind about her own name. Not even her first name. Not even on official documents. Anyone know why? I've ruled out witness protection. Thank you.
Representatives of six firms of solicitors have written to Lambeth council asking for a meeting to discuss revising the compensation scheme for victims of child abuse in children's homes. In a letter they highlight the "very real possibility" that a recipient of a Harm’s Way Payment will only receive compensation under one band when they … Continue reading CHILD ABUSE: SOLICITORS ASK LAMBETH FOR MEETING TO VARY COMPENSATION SCHEME – wish to remedy “plain and obvious injustice”
Shirley Oaks Survivors Association's concerns over the redress scheme for victims of child abuse in Lambeth-controlled children's homes were not highlighted at a council cabinet meeting last December, says a report by an equality and diversity consultant. SOSA presented the council with an interim report which highlighted various concerns across the board, with particular emphasis … Continue reading REPORT SLAMS LAMBETH OVER CHILD ABUSE COMPENSATION SCHEME – SOSA CONCERNS NOT HIGHLIGHTED AT DECEMBER’S CABINET MEETING