LAMBETH CABINET MEMBER MEETING HEALTH CHIEFS TO DISCUSS LONDON LIVING WAGE

National Health Service chiefs in Lambeth are being asked to pay all staff the London Living Wage. Cllr Ed Davie, joint  cabinet member for health and adult social care, is to start meeting health chiefs next week to discuss the issue. Cllr Davie Tweeted: "Starting next week I'm meeting all the local NHS chiefs, Lambeth's … Continue reading LAMBETH CABINET MEMBER MEETING HEALTH CHIEFS TO DISCUSS LONDON LIVING WAGE

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“COME TO LAMBETH TO DISCUSS HEALTH ISSUES” – INVITATION TO TOP CONSERVATIVE MP

New Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock MP has been invited to Lambeth to discuss a variety of health issues affecting the borough. The invitation comes from Cllrs Jacqui Dyer and Ed Davie, Lambeth’s joint cabinet members for health and adult social care. In their invitation to Mr Hancock they say: … Continue reading “COME TO LAMBETH TO DISCUSS HEALTH ISSUES” – INVITATION TO TOP CONSERVATIVE MP

ANTI-ABORTION GROUP KICKED OUT OF LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW

Anti-abortion group Life were kicked out of Lambeth Country Show on Saturday evening. On his Twitter account Lambeth Cllr Ed Davie, the council's joint cabinet member for health and adult social care, said: "I've checked  and stall in question was booked using inaccurate information. "After the nature of the booking was revealed, and following complaints, … Continue reading ANTI-ABORTION GROUP KICKED OUT OF LAMBETH COUNTRY SHOW

SMOKING BANNED IN LAMBETH PLAYGROUNDS – AND PARKS AND OTHER PUBLIC SPACES COULD BE NEXT

  Playgrounds run by Lambeth council are to go smokefree - and if the ban is successful it could be extended to whole parks and other public spaces across the borough. The ban should also cut down on the estimated 26 tonnes of  litter from cigarette butts in Lambeth every year, said a Lambeth council spokesperson. … Continue reading SMOKING BANNED IN LAMBETH PLAYGROUNDS – AND PARKS AND OTHER PUBLIC SPACES COULD BE NEXT

LAMBETHWATCH: BEWARE OF MAKING COMMENTS ON SOCIAL MEDIA – LAMBETH LABOUR’S THOUGHT POLICE ARE WATCHING

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

LAMBETHWATCH: ANOTHER NAIL IN LAMBETH’S DEMOCRACY COFFIN

If the protesters from Shirley Oaks had stayed quiet in the gallery then other members of the public attending last night's meeting would have been able to stay and learn of the latest Lambeth Labour ruse to limit criticism by opposition councillors - rather than having to read it here or on other news sites … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: ANOTHER NAIL IN LAMBETH’S DEMOCRACY COFFIN

…BUT LABOUR COUNCILLORS DON’T BACK CORBYN IN LAMBETH!!! – 29 SIGN ‘QUIT’ CALL TO THEIR NATIONAL LEADER

Lambeth council cabinet members were among 29 Labour councillors who signed a letter calling on party leader Jeremy Corbyn to quit. Cabinet members Matthew Bennett, Jim Dickson, Jane Edbrooke and Mohammed Seedat signed the petition along with overview and scrutiny committee chairman Ed Davie and chief whip Paul Gadsby. (Readers of Lambeth Labour's boroughwide leaflet … Continue reading …BUT LABOUR COUNCILLORS DON’T BACK CORBYN IN LAMBETH!!! – 29 SIGN ‘QUIT’ CALL TO THEIR NATIONAL LEADER

LAMBETH UNDER FIRE 9: LABOUR COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN REPLIES – AND (EVENTUALLY) AGREES TO MEET PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH

Lambeth Labour Cllr Ed Davie, who chairs the council's overview and scrutiny committee, has agreed to meet People's Audit Lambeth to discuss their concerns. His (eventual) agreement came at Thursday night's meeting. Kate Hoey asked him if he asked if he was perfectly compliant that the People's Audit was a cross-party group. Ed: "If that's … Continue reading LAMBETH UNDER FIRE 9: LABOUR COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN REPLIES – AND (EVENTUALLY) AGREES TO MEET PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH

KATE HOEY TO CHAIR PEOPLE’S AUDIT MEETING TOMORROW NIGHT

MP Kate Hoey is chairing tomorrow night's (Thursday) first public meeting of People's Audit Lambeth at the Rotunda hall on the Cressingham Gardens estate, Tulse Hill. Meeting starts 6.45pm (to 9pm). A flyer for the meeting says: Did you know?  The cost of building Lambeth's New Town Hall has more· than doubled from £50 million … Continue reading KATE HOEY TO CHAIR PEOPLE’S AUDIT MEETING TOMORROW NIGHT

CARNEGIE LIBRARY: MORE FROM THE TWITTERSPHERE

Stella Duffy‏ @stellduffy #CarnegieLibrary is also lacking full disabled access - am horrified (but not at all surprised) that @lambeth_council think it's ok to 're-open' the building when it's not accessible to ALL. ♻Michael J Keane Lambeth have sucked the life out of @CarnegieLib Their #SpinMachine is putting on a show before election and once … Continue reading CARNEGIE LIBRARY: MORE FROM THE TWITTERSPHERE