“TRANSFORMING CARE SYSTEM HAS FAILED TO LIVE UP TO ITS NAME”  MP TELLS HOUSE OF COMMONS  “Private hospitals too often remain holding pens for patients” – Helen Hayes

The transforming care system has failed to live up to its name, MP Helen Hayes has told the House of Commons. "The treatment of residents at Winterbourne View* was a national disgrace. "That any human being should be subjected to such terrifying physical and emotional abuse in their own home setting is utterly abhorrent, and … Continue reading “TRANSFORMING CARE SYSTEM HAS FAILED TO LIVE UP TO ITS NAME”  MP TELLS HOUSE OF COMMONS  “Private hospitals too often remain holding pens for patients” – Helen Hayes

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TRANSFORMING CARE: “MATTHEW’S CASE SHOWS HOW LITTLE PROGRESS HAS BEEN MADE” – MP

The case of a constituent with autism illustrates exactly how little progress has been made in implementing the Department of Health’s original recommendations in response to Winterbourne View, Helen Hayes told the House of Commons. Those recommendations bring me to the case of my constituent Matthew Garnett. Matthew’s mother Isabelle is in the public gallery today, … Continue reading TRANSFORMING CARE: “MATTHEW’S CASE SHOWS HOW LITTLE PROGRESS HAS BEEN MADE” – MP

MP HELEN HAYES SLAMS GOVERNMENT OVER ITS TREATMENT OF KINGS COLLEGE HOSPITAL

MP Helen Hayes has slammed the Government over its treatment of King's College hospital, Dulwich in a blistering attack in the House of Commons. The Dulwich and West Norwood MP told fellow MPs during a debate on Department of Health and Social Care expenditure that: The Government refused to allocate certain funding to King’s last … Continue reading MP HELEN HAYES SLAMS GOVERNMENT OVER ITS TREATMENT OF KINGS COLLEGE HOSPITAL

IN PARLIAMENT: MORE QUESTIONS FROM HELEN HAYES ON NETWORK RAIL’S BUSINESS TENANTS

Helen Hayes Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what estimate he has made of the number of people employed in businesses directly affected by Network Rail's decision to sell its commercial assets. Jo JohnsonMinister of State (Department for Education) (Universities and Science) (Joint with the Department for Business, … Continue reading IN PARLIAMENT: MORE QUESTIONS FROM HELEN HAYES ON NETWORK RAIL’S BUSINESS TENANTS

RAIL SERVICE NOT UP TO SCRATCHCARD

Dulwich and West Norwood MP Helen Hayes posted the following posted the following with a photo of her holding up a Labour party scratchcard: As many of my constituents face yet another stressful and uncomfortable Monday morning because of the chaos on our trains, we are launching @UKLabour plans to ensure reliable rail services throughout … Continue reading RAIL SERVICE NOT UP TO SCRATCHCARD

IN PARLIAMENT: NETWORK RAIL ARCHES

WRITTEN QUESTIONS Helen Hayes Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the effect on small and medium sized businesses of Network Rail’s decision to sell its commercial property business. Jo Johnson Minister of State (Department for Education) (Universities and Science) (Joint with the … Continue reading IN PARLIAMENT: NETWORK RAIL ARCHES

MPs SIGN LETTER CALLING ON PRIME MINISTER TO ACT OVER SAINSBURY’S WAGE CHANGES

All three of the Crystal Palace area's MPs have signed a letter expressing their concern at "unscrupulous contract changes" in the wage structure at Sainsbury's stores. Lewisham West and Penge MP Ellie Reeves Tweeted: Proud to be supporting Siobhain McDonagh  (Lab, Mitcham and Morden) letter calling on the Prime Minister to stand up for Sainsbury's workers … Continue reading MPs SIGN LETTER CALLING ON PRIME MINISTER TO ACT OVER SAINSBURY’S WAGE CHANGES

IN PARLIAMENT: TENANT FEES BILL / SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF LODGERS / REOFFENDING RATES AMONG YOUNG PRISONERS

Public Bill Committee: Tenant Fees Bill: Examination of Witnesses (7 Jun 2018) Helen Hayes Labour, Dulwich and West Norwood I want to revisit the issue of confidence and how protection can be given to tenants to come forward. When the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee conducted pre-legislative scrutiny of the Bill, we had evidence … Continue reading IN PARLIAMENT: TENANT FEES BILL / SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF LODGERS / REOFFENDING RATES AMONG YOUNG PRISONERS

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

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