COUNCIL MOTION OPPOSES INTIMIDATION OF WOMEN AT ABORTION CLINICS – “Protests causing distress to residents and staff”

No woman should face intimidation when seeking support from clinics offering abortion services as laid out in the Abortion Act 1967, says a motion which Lambeth councilors will vote on - but not debate - at a full council meeting next Wednesday. The motion also says: "Protests outside three abortion clinics in Lambeth are causing … Continue reading COUNCIL MOTION OPPOSES INTIMIDATION OF WOMEN AT ABORTION CLINICS – “Protests causing distress to residents and staff”

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…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

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)

LAMBETHWATCH: LAMBETH LABOUR COUNCILLORS SET TO REJECT CRITICISM OF COMRADE CORBYN

Defend The Ten‏ @defendtheten  Oct 14 Tweeted:  Delighted that the redoubtable Wendy (Libraries campaigner) managed to leaflet @jeremycorbyn himself today! Libraries for the many, not gyms for the few!! (Defend the Ten leafletted a meeting in London addressed by the Labour party leader) LAMBETH LABOUR COUNCILLORS SET TO REJECT CRITICISM OF COMRADE CORBYN Lambeth Labour … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: LAMBETH LABOUR COUNCILLORS SET TO REJECT CRITICISM OF COMRADE CORBYN

LAMBETHWATCH OPINION:  “WHY DO WE NEVER GET AN ANSWER?”*

LAMBETHWATCH OPINION:  "WHY DO WE NEVER GET AN ANSWER?"* The continuing reluctance of Lambeth council and its Labour councillors to answer - or completely ignore - questions in the forlorn hope said questions will just go away has come back to bite them on their collective backsides this week. Back on July 7th Peoples Audit … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH OPINION:  “WHY DO WE NEVER GET AN ANSWER?”*

LAMBETHWATCH: "WE'VE NOT BEEN INVOLVED WITH THE MINET FOR OVER A YEAR" SAY GREENWICH LEISURE  (AND A NEW TOWN HALL QUESTION ANSWERED)

31 WEEKS TO GO TO NEXT YEAR'S COUNCIL ELECTIONS Defend The Ten‏ @defendtheten  Tweeted: "31 wks to go in our election countdown & we meet Brenda. "She is 88 & had used @CarnegieLib since 1967. "She misses it very, very much! "In 1999 Brenda helped found @FrndsofCarnegie when the council planned to redevelop the site. "18 years … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: "WE'VE NOT BEEN INVOLVED WITH THE MINET FOR OVER A YEAR" SAY GREENWICH LEISURE  (AND A NEW TOWN HALL QUESTION ANSWERED)

COUNCIL IN "COMPLETE CHAOS" SAYS CONSERVATIVE OPPOSITION LEADER / CHIEF EXECUTIVE ON INDEFINITE LEAVE?

COUNCIL IN "COMPLETE CHAOS" SAYS CONSERVATIVE OPPOSITION LEADER / CHIEF EXECUTIVE ON INDEFINITE LEAVE? Lambeth council is in "complete chaos" says Conservative opposition leader Cllr Tim Briggs. News From Crystal Palace understands that chief executive Sean Harriss is apparently on indefinite leave and has not posted on Twitter since very early in July. Cllr Briggs … Continue reading COUNCIL IN "COMPLETE CHAOS" SAYS CONSERVATIVE OPPOSITION LEADER / CHIEF EXECUTIVE ON INDEFINITE LEAVE?

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

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