STAND UP, SIT DOWN, KEEP MOVING? By 5.30pm the front doors of Lambeth town hall (aka the Lambeth asylum) had been firmly locked. Visitors were being directed towards the Fridge nightclub premises (It transpired entrance for the public would be via the town hall back doors close to the register office). With both a … Continue reading FROM THE GALLERY: LAST NIGHT’S LAMBETH COUNCIL MEETING
Lambeth council's Green party opposition leader Jonathan Bartley has rubbished claims he is in favour of scrapping weekly bin collections. "I am not, and have never been in favour of scrapping weekly bin collections" says Cllr Bartley. "Sadly a number of Labour councillors were taken in by Lambeth Labour’s misinformation over bin collections during the … Continue reading OPPOSITION LEADER RUBBISHES ‘NO WEEKLY BIN COLLECTIONS’ CLAIMS –
Lambeth council’s Green party opposition leader Jonathan Bartley has thanked Labour Cllr Rezina Chowdhury for her concern about the Green Party and “how we can improve our representation in Lambeth. “We are only five in number but we are absolutely committed to increase both our numbers of councillors and their diversity” he says in an … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: GREEN PARTY OPPOSITION LEADER THANKS LABOUR COUNCILLOR FOR HER CONCERN
FREE SWIMS FOR CROYDON'S UNDER-16s Young people aged 16 and under can keep cool and get active this summer, when free swimming sessions at Croydon’s five leisure centres return on 21 July. There were more than 20,000 visits last year. People will be able to complete an application form online through the Better website: https://www.better.org.uk/freeswimcroydon, … Continue reading FREE SWIMS FOR CROYDON’S UNDER-16s / “CAPITAL’S WAGES NOT KEEPING PACE WITH INFLATION” – LONDON LABOUR / CONTINUING BAN ON DEMOS OUTSIDE ABORTION CLINIC BACKED / GREEN PARTY LEADERSHIP CANDIDATES / SECOND LANDOWNER PROSECUTED FOR NOT CLEARING FLY-TIPPING
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……..
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’
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