GREEN PARTY BID TO MAKE LAMBETH A ‘PLASTIC-FREE AUTHORITY BY APRIL – (It might as well wait until December – Labour)

Moves to make Lambeth a 'plastic-free' authority by April are proposed in a motion at next Wednesday's council meeting by Green party Cllr Scott Ainslie. A Labour amendment wants to delay the move until December. Cllr Ainslie's motion - which will not be debated - calls for: ending the sale and provision of SUP (single … Continue reading GREEN PARTY BID TO MAKE LAMBETH A ‘PLASTIC-FREE AUTHORITY BY APRIL – (It might as well wait until December – Labour)

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LAMBETH CHILD ABUSE: “EVERY TIER OF LAMBETH COUNCIL WAS AFFECTED BY PAEDOPHILE RING” – SURVIVOR

"LAMBETH PROTECTING FORMER LABOUR COUNCIL COVER-UPS BETWEEN 1998 AND 2003 - LAMBETH DON'T WANT THIRD PARTY LOOKING AT THEIR DIRTY WASHING" - SURVIVOR "COVER-UP DOCUMENTS SEEN BY US" - SURVIVOR   "ISSUES FROM 1990s WILL COME TO LIGHT" - TORY COUNCILLOR SURVIVORS PLEAS FOR INDEPENDENT PANEL IGNORED - GREEN COUNCILLOR TELLS SPECIAL MEETING OF LAMBETH … Continue reading LAMBETH CHILD ABUSE: “EVERY TIER OF LAMBETH COUNCIL WAS AFFECTED BY PAEDOPHILE RING” – SURVIVOR

CABINET MEETING: VIEW FROM THE GALLERY

"I ABSOLUTELY APPRECIATE THE POOR CONFIDENCE PEOPLE HAVE IN THIS COUNCIL" - Lambeth council leader Cllr Lib Peck The England club room at Kennington Oval, home of Surrey county cricket club, has probably never seen anything like it. Normally events there are hosted by former England cricket captains. What happened last night many people would … Continue reading CABINET MEETING: VIEW FROM THE GALLERY

…AND THEN REOPENED BEHIND CLOSED DOORS / CLLR TIM BRIGGS: WHY WE BACKED THE £100 MILLION OPTION

...AND THEN REOPENED BEHIND CLOSED DOORS  The Mayor Cllr Marcia Cameron opened the adjourned meeting. "Due to the public disturbance we've excluded members of the public however the press are here present with us this evening." The Mayor outlined what had been discussed at cabinet - the specifications of the redress scheme, representations from councillors … Continue reading …AND THEN REOPENED BEHIND CLOSED DOORS / CLLR TIM BRIGGS: WHY WE BACKED THE £100 MILLION OPTION

COUNCILLOR CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT PANEL TO DECIDE COMPENSATION LEVELS – SURVIVORS BACK MOVE “There can be no opportunity for those that were complicit then to be allowed now to now cover their tracks” – Scott Ainslie

Survivors of child abuse at Lambeth children’s homes should receive compensation through an independent redress panel – not through the same council that failed to keep them safe while the abuse took place, says Green Party councillor Scott Ainslie.   His call is being backed by the Shirley Oaks Survivors Association which was set up … Continue reading COUNCILLOR CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT PANEL TO DECIDE COMPENSATION LEVELS – SURVIVORS BACK MOVE “There can be no opportunity for those that were complicit then to be allowed now to now cover their tracks” – Scott Ainslie

LAMBETHWATCH – YOUR CHANCE TO LET LAMBETH HAVE YOUR VIEWS!!!! (PLUS!!!! LAMBETH WANT TO BE LONDON BOROUGH OF CULTURE!!!!! ETC ETC)

Defend The Ten‏ @defendtheten Tweeted: Election countdown week 27 & we meet Liz & Edward (80). Edward fled the Soviet Union in 1973; he later ran Carnegie lib chess club for 16 yrs. Remarkably, Edward continued to run the club from the steps of @CarnegieLib even after it had shut, a testament to his strength … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH – YOUR CHANCE TO LET LAMBETH HAVE YOUR VIEWS!!!! (PLUS!!!! LAMBETH WANT TO BE LONDON BOROUGH OF CULTURE!!!!! ETC ETC)

COUNCIL SLAMMED OVER £3 MILLION PUBLIC RELATIONS SPREE – “Money would pay for Carnegie and Minet libraries bills three times over” – councillor

COUNCIL SLAMMED OVER £3 MILLION PUBLIC RELATIONS SPREE - "Money would pay for Carnegie and Minet libraries bills three times over" - councillor Green party Cllr Scott Ainslie has criticised Lambeth council’s decision to spend £3 million on their internal PR agency Lambeth Communications calling their decision “shocking” and “a slap in the face for … Continue reading COUNCIL SLAMMED OVER £3 MILLION PUBLIC RELATIONS SPREE – “Money would pay for Carnegie and Minet libraries bills three times over” – councillor

LAMBETH COUNCIL FINALLY LOSE THE PLOT AS POLITICAL INCORRECTNESS GOES MAD: Green party councillor Scott Ainslie ‘airbrushed’ from official posters in Stalinesque move – for second time in a year

  LAMBETH COUNCIL FINALLY LOSE THE PLOT AS POLITICAL INCORRECTNESS GOES MAD: Green party councillor Scott Ainslie 'airbrushed' from official posters in Stalinesque move - for second time in a year Lambeth Green party Cllr Scott Ainslie has found himself 'airbrushed' from official council posters - for the second time in a year. A Lambeth … Continue reading LAMBETH COUNCIL FINALLY LOSE THE PLOT AS POLITICAL INCORRECTNESS GOES MAD: Green party councillor Scott Ainslie ‘airbrushed’ from official posters in Stalinesque move – for second time in a year

SHIRLEY OAKS: CHILD ABUSE VICTIMS AT LAMBETH COUNCIL MEETING – Demands for independent panel to decide compensation

SHIRLEY OAKS: CHILD ABUSE VICTIMS AT LAMBETH COUNCIL MEETING - Demands for independent panel to decide compensation Around 300 people - many of them victims of child abuse in Lambeth council homes - attended Wednesday night's meeting of Lambeth council. The council were set to discuss a redress scheme for the victims - but there … Continue reading SHIRLEY OAKS: CHILD ABUSE VICTIMS AT LAMBETH COUNCIL MEETING – Demands for independent panel to decide compensation

LAMBETH SLAMMED OVER PEOPLE’S AUDIT REPORT

LAMBETH SLAMMED OVER PEOPLE'S AUDIT REPORT Lambeth's Green party councillor Scott Ainslie is calling for a fundamental change in the culture of Lambeth council after a year-long investigation by Lambeth Peoples’ Audit revealed “extensive financial mismanagement and failings in financial governance potentially costing millions of pounds.” Cllr Ainslie said: “From their own dealings with the … Continue reading LAMBETH SLAMMED OVER PEOPLE’S AUDIT REPORT