SIAN BERRY TO QUIZ SADIQ KHAN OVER ESTATE DEMOLITIONS

Sian Berry visiting Central Hill estate Crystal Palace Sian Berry is to quiz Sadiq Khan during tomorrow's Mayor's question time at County Hall over secret funding details to demolish council estates - denying residents the chance to vote on the future of their homes. The London-wide Green party assembly member will be asking: What is … Continue reading SIAN BERRY TO QUIZ SADIQ KHAN OVER ESTATE DEMOLITIONS

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PALACE MANAGER ROY HODGSON NOMINATED FOR FREEDOM OF THE BOROUGH OF CROYDON

Croydon’s own - and Crystal Palace FC manager - Roy Hodgson has been nominated for a Freedom of the Borough award. The Eagles boss, who has kept the club in the Premier League this season, has been recommended for the honour in recognition of his contribution to Croydon and to football, both home and abroad. … Continue reading PALACE MANAGER ROY HODGSON NOMINATED FOR FREEDOM OF THE BOROUGH OF CROYDON

CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL 2018

There’s a packed programme of music, spoken word, theatre, visual arts, kids activities, and great food and drink in the park. Get the full programme on the festival website at crystalpalacefestival.org. Acts for this year’s FREE park event on 16 June in Crystal Palace Park include: Stereo MC’s, Strong Asian Mothers, Rodney P & Skitz, Fowokan, … Continue reading CRYSTAL PALACE FESTIVAL 2018

TESSA JOWELL: BOOKS OF CONDOLENCE OPENED AT LAMBETH AND SOUTHWARK TOWN HALLS

Books of condolence have been opened at both Lambeth and Southwark town halls following the passing of Tessa Jowell at the age of 70. Tributes were again paid to the former Dulwich MP in the House of Commons yesterday - only  a few weeks after Tessa Jowell had been in the Commons to hear MPs … Continue reading TESSA JOWELL: BOOKS OF CONDOLENCE OPENED AT LAMBETH AND SOUTHWARK TOWN HALLS

MP HELEN HAYES VISITS AUSCHWITZ – BIRKENAU WITH YOUNGSTERS FROM DULWICH AND WEST NORWOOD

Posted by Helen Hayes on April 10, 2018 On 21 March I travelled to the former Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp in Poland with the Holocaust Education Trust and a group of young people from Dulwich and West Norwood and South London. I learned about the Holocaust as a teenager at school in the North-West of England, … Continue reading MP HELEN HAYES VISITS AUSCHWITZ – BIRKENAU WITH YOUNGSTERS FROM DULWICH AND WEST NORWOOD

“ANOTHER GRENFELL IF MINISTERS DO NOT ACT” – MP’s WARNING

There will be another Grenfell Tower-type disaster if ministers do not act, Steve Reed has warned fellow MPs. His comments came during a Westminster hall debate at the Houses of Parliament. Mr Reed, who is Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) (Civil Society) told fellow MPs: Part of the Government’s response to Grenfell must … Continue reading “ANOTHER GRENFELL IF MINISTERS DO NOT ACT” – MP’s WARNING

IN PARLIAMENT: “CONSTITUENTS BARRED FROM RE-ENTERING BRITAIN” MPs TELL COMMONS WINDRUSH DEBATE

Helen Hayes Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood 6:06 pm, 2nd May 2018 The Windrush generation are remarkable for their resilience and their grace. Before the Windrush sailed from the Caribbean, many of its passengers had volunteered to serve in the UK armed forces during the second world war, making that extraordinary sacrifice despite the racism … Continue reading IN PARLIAMENT: “CONSTITUENTS BARRED FROM RE-ENTERING BRITAIN” MPs TELL COMMONS WINDRUSH DEBATE

IN PARLIAMENT: “NOBODY VOTED EXPLICITLY TO LEAVE THE CUSTOMS UNION” – HELEN HAYES

Helen Hayes Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood 3:48 pm, 26th April 2018 The referendum on 23 June 2016 set out one high-level question: should the United Kingdom remain in the European Union, or should the United Kingdom leave the European Union? The referendum campaign covered many issues, but the EU customs union was not a … Continue reading IN PARLIAMENT: “NOBODY VOTED EXPLICITLY TO LEAVE THE CUSTOMS UNION” – HELEN HAYES

IN PARLIAMENT: UNIVERSAL CREDIT / NATIONAL FUND / HOMELESSNESS REDUCTION ACT – and an MP is thanked for “rant”

UNIVERSAL CREDIT  Ellie Reeves Labour, Lewisham West and Penge: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment her Department has made of the effect of the universal credit income taper and work allowances on women returning to work after childbirth. Alok Sharma The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions: … Continue reading IN PARLIAMENT: UNIVERSAL CREDIT / NATIONAL FUND / HOMELESSNESS REDUCTION ACT – and an MP is thanked for “rant”

GOVERNMENT ACTION TO END LETTING FEES

A new government bill to ban letting fees across England is set to save tenants millions of pounds and make the market fairer and more transparent. Published 2 May 2018 From: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government and The Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP Unexpected letting fees and high deposits can cause a significant … Continue reading GOVERNMENT ACTION TO END LETTING FEES