FROM THE GALLERY: LAST NIGHT’S LAMBETH COUNCIL MEETING

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

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LAMBETHWATCH: GREEN PARTY OPPOSITION LEADER THANKS LABOUR COUNCILLOR FOR HER CONCERN

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

LAMBETHWATCH – 101 QUESTIONS NOT ANSWERED

Lambeth council's deputy leader responsible for finance Cllr Imogen Walker has responded angrily to a report from the People's Audit Lambeth which says Lambeth are employing loads more senior managers.   They never even asked us, says Imogen. Back in July last year News From Crystal Palace sent 101 questions to EVERY member of Lambeth … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – 101 QUESTIONS NOT ANSWERED

“OWNER OCCUPIERS CAN AVOID RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME FEES BY BORROWING FROM COUNCIL”

Owner occupiers in Lambeth with less than £23,250 savings can avoid having to sell their home during their lifetime to pay for residential care home fees by borrowing money from the borough council which will be paid back from their estate after their death. .This is the Deferred Payment scheme. In Lambeth, only a handful … Continue reading “OWNER OCCUPIERS CAN AVOID RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME FEES BY BORROWING FROM COUNCIL”