LABOUR COUNCILLOR ASKS FOR DISCIPLINARY PROBE OVER ‘ANTI-SEMITIC’ CONTENT IN VIDEO HE POSTED IN 2015 (but not into a social media post in 2017)

Cllr Mohammed's letter to Labour's chief whip Cllr Jane Edbrooke. A newly-elected Lambeth Labour councillor has asked the party to probe his 2015 posting of a video with 'anti-semitic' content. LambethLabour Retweeted Irfan Mohammed‏ @IrfanMohammed_ Aug 8 Please find attached the letter I have sent to the Chief Whip of Lambeth which sets out my apology for my Facebook … Continue reading LABOUR COUNCILLOR ASKS FOR DISCIPLINARY PROBE OVER ‘ANTI-SEMITIC’ CONTENT IN VIDEO HE POSTED IN 2015 (but not into a social media post in 2017)

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TRIBUTES PAID TO TESSA JOWELL AT COUNCIL MEETING

Mayor of Lambeth Cllr Christopher Wellbelove with Tessa Jowell during his previous Mayoral year when Tessa delivered the Dean lecture at Goldsmiths College October 2009 Tributes were paid to Dame Tessa Jowell, former Labour MP for Dulwich and West Norwood, at Wednesday night's full meeting of Lambeth council. The Mayor, Cllr Christopher Wellbelove, recalled how … Continue reading TRIBUTES PAID TO TESSA JOWELL AT COUNCIL MEETING

ESTATE DEMOLITIONS: “I DON’T KNOW WHY YOU’RE SHAKING YOUR HEAD CLLR BENNETT. “IT’S YOUR CONSULTATION AND IT’S RUBBISH” – Cllr Tim Briggs

The survey undertaken on Central Hill on estate demolition was not a proper consultation, Conservative Cllr Tim briggs told the council meeting. Cllr Briggs had begun by telling the meeting: "I'm sure residents must be bowled over by the leadership of Matthew Bennett on repairs. "There's a lot of talk about the consultation. "New evidence … Continue reading ESTATE DEMOLITIONS: “I DON’T KNOW WHY YOU’RE SHAKING YOUR HEAD CLLR BENNETT. “IT’S YOUR CONSULTATION AND IT’S RUBBISH” – Cllr Tim Briggs

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

LAMBETHWATCH OPINION – BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

Wednesday night's meeting of Lambeth council was the second of the last four to have ended up behind closed doors.   This is, quite probably, a record. In the wake of the council's December meeting at Kennington Oval on compensation for the victims of abuse in Lambeth council children's homes (also abandoned and then held … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH OPINION – BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

CHILD ABUSE CAMPAIGNERS WRECK LAMBETH MAYOR-MAKING

Victims of abuse in Lambeth council children's homes wrecked Lambeth's annual Mayor-making last night.   Scores of people from Shirley Oaks Survivors Association turned up to peacefully protest outside Lambeth town hall. Among the printed posters on placards was one saying: "Lib Peck changing compensation rules again and again." A SOSA spokeswoman told News From … Continue reading CHILD ABUSE CAMPAIGNERS WRECK LAMBETH MAYOR-MAKING

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

NO TORY MANIFESTO? – HERE IT IS, CLLR EDBROOKE!

At last night's Lambeth council meeting Cllr Jane Edbrooke lamented the 'fact' that Lambeth Conservatives had not yet published their manifesto for the elections earlier this month. News From Crystal Palace received the following missive from Conservative Cllr Tim Briggs this morning: "Contrary to the usual misinformation from Labour members last night, a copy attached … Continue reading NO TORY MANIFESTO? – HERE IT IS, CLLR EDBROOKE!

LAMBETHWATCH: TIME FOR A CHANGE / LIBRARIES SPENDING/ CLLR TIM BRIGGS REPLIES TO LABOUR CLAIM ON EU RESIDENCY

(Steve Freeman of Lambeth Democracy with Hazel and Maude) Defend The Ten Retweeted Helen‏ @jhgm50 Replying to @JimDicksLambeth @LambethLabour and 2 others Steve discusses with Hazel & Maude why in Herne Hill it’s time for a change @sarabredemear @LambethDemoc @HerneHillCLC @Lambethgp Editor's note: Every picture tells a story. As News From Crystal Palace reported last week Cllr Jim Dickson had posted a picture … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: TIME FOR A CHANGE / LIBRARIES SPENDING/ CLLR TIM BRIGGS REPLIES TO LABOUR CLAIM ON EU RESIDENCY

PLANET LAMBETH

If anyone wanted final proof that Cllr Lib Peck and her Lambeth Labour lemmings are living on another planet it came at Thursday night's election hustings in Vauxhall. Regular readers will be aware that within Lambeth council's Labour group dissent is not tolerated. So it was ironic that Supreme Leader Peck shared a table at … Continue reading PLANET LAMBETH