MURDER INVESTIGATION FOLLOWING KINGSWOOD ESTATE STABBING

A murder investigation is underway following a stabbing on the Kingswood estate, Dulwich. The Met Police say: Police were called at 18:30hrs on Wednesday, 8 July to reports of a stabbing in Seeley Drive, SE21. Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a man, believed aged 18, suffering stab injuries. Despite the efforts of … Continue reading MURDER INVESTIGATION FOLLOWING KINGSWOOD ESTATE STABBING

MP Helen Hayes quizzes ministers on safe social distancing in rail stations, Oyster card peak time restrictions and changing youth fares, and Coronavirus issues

Helen Hayes Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the ability for passengers to maintain safe social distance at older railway stations that have not have platform extensions. Hansard source(Citation: HC Deb, 1 July 2020, cW) Chris Heaton-Harris Minister of State (Department for Transport) Rail operators are … Continue reading MP Helen Hayes quizzes ministers on safe social distancing in rail stations, Oyster card peak time restrictions and changing youth fares, and Coronavirus issues

MP slams Government in Coronavirus debate: The Prime Minister promised a world-beating testing system. “The social care sector would settle for one that functions at all”

MP Helen Hayes has attacked the Government during a House of Commons debate on the testing of NHS and social care staff. The Dulwich and West Norwood Labour MP said: The crisis has exposed a social care system that is fragmented and underfunded and that has been pushed to breaking point. For months the Government … Continue reading MP slams Government in Coronavirus debate: The Prime Minister promised a world-beating testing system. “The social care sector would settle for one that functions at all”

“Government must deliver a functioning and effective compensation scheme for Windrush scandal victims” MP tells Commons debate

Dulwich and West Norwood MP Helen Hayes secured an adjournment debate in the House of Commons on Windrush Day. During the debate Helen Hayes: told how she had sat with constituents and filled out the Windrush compensation claim form with them, compiled the documents, gone through that process, submitted the application, "and we are still … Continue reading “Government must deliver a functioning and effective compensation scheme for Windrush scandal victims” MP tells Commons debate

Covid-19: “Race should never be a factor for increased risk of death. “That this is the case at all should be a source of national shame.” – MP Helen Hayes slams Government in Commons debate

MP Helen Hayes has slammed the Government (and British Transport Police) during a Commons debate on BAME communities and Covid 19. The Dulwich and West Norwood Labour MP said: Government undertook no equalities-based risk assessments at all to enable increased risk to be mitigated, and it took three months for a Public Health England report to be … Continue reading Covid-19: “Race should never be a factor for increased risk of death. “That this is the case at all should be a source of national shame.” – MP Helen Hayes slams Government in Commons debate

MP Helen Hayes quizzes minister on coronavirus victims with dementia and Alzheimer’s

Helen Hayes Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment has he made of reasons for the level of death by covid-19 of people diagnosed with (a) Dementia and (b) Alzheimer’s disease in (i) care homes and (ii) other settings. Hansard source(Citation: HC Deb, 19 June 2020, cW) … Continue reading MP Helen Hayes quizzes minister on coronavirus victims with dementia and Alzheimer’s

MP’s PRAISE FOR MARCUS RASHFORD – but no child should ever go hungry in the UK says Helen Hayes

Dulwich and West Norwood MP Helen Hayes has paid tribute to Marcus Rashford, the Manchester United footballer, whose efforts to get free school meals for children during the summer holidays have seen a major U-turn by the Government. Her comments came during a parliamentary debate: Helen HayesShadow Minister (Cabinet Office) 6:39 pm, 16th June 2020 I … Continue reading MP’s PRAISE FOR MARCUS RASHFORD – but no child should ever go hungry in the UK says Helen Hayes

MP QUIZZES PRITI PATEL ON WINDRUSH COMPENSATION plus: questions on childcare support for self-employed women…universal credit for under 25’s…deportations of EU nationals…and Cabinet office appointments

Helen Hayes Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office) To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the level of potential delay in issuing payments under the Windrush Compensation Scheme as a result of the covid-19 outbreak; and what steps she is taking to ensure that applications to that scheme continue to progress during … Continue reading MP QUIZZES PRITI PATEL ON WINDRUSH COMPENSATION plus: questions on childcare support for self-employed women…universal credit for under 25’s…deportations of EU nationals…and Cabinet office appointments

MP’s IN LOCKDOWN: Covid crisis-related questions

(All sources: TheyWorkForYou) Steve Reed Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department plans to provide postcode level data on (a) positive and (b) negative covid-19 tests obtained through (i) Pillar 1 and (ii) Pillar 2 testing strands to (A) local resilience forums … Continue reading MP’s IN LOCKDOWN: Covid crisis-related questions

Commons questions on the Crown Prosecution Service, effect of Covid-19 on the legal sector and the death of Belly Mujinga

Ellie Reeves Shadow Solicitor General Can the Attorney General confirm that in assault cases, as in all other covid-related offences, the law should apply equally to all, and that as superintendent of the CPS by tweeting her support for Dominic Cummings, she undermined the impartiality of her role and the rule of law? Link to this speechIn context Individually (Citation: HC Deb, … Continue reading Commons questions on the Crown Prosecution Service, effect of Covid-19 on the legal sector and the death of Belly Mujinga