Coronavirus: Council leader updates residents on Lambeth’s response…Croydon call for private landlords to help struggling tenants

Coronavirus: Council leader updates residents on Lambeth’s response Lambeth council leader Jack Hopkins has written to local residents, businesses and other organisations, setting out how the council is responding to the challenge and supporting people across the borough. In a message headed “Lambeth Stands Together”, Cllr Hopkins provided an update of the council’s work, along … Continue reading Coronavirus: Council leader updates residents on Lambeth’s response…Croydon call for private landlords to help struggling tenants

Council leader raises serious concerns with government over Streatham terror attack – praises businesses and librarians

Lambeth council leader Cllr Jack Hopkins has written to the Home Secretary Priti Patel following the terrorist attack in Streatham, raising serious concerns on behalf of residents regarding the government’s handling of the case of Sudesh Amman. In the letter, Cllr Hopkins has highlighted the community unity displayed in the wake of the shocking attack … Continue reading Council leader raises serious concerns with government over Streatham terror attack – praises businesses and librarians

COUNCIL LEADER’S MESSAGE OF SUPPORT FOR EU RESIDENTS: “We’ll continue to lobby ministers to make sure settlement scheme is a fair and just process” says Jack Hopkins

A message expressing support for EU citizens has been issued by Lambeth council leader Cllr Jack Hopkins ahead of the UK’s anticipated transitional departure from the European Union at the end of this month. Lambeth, which was the most remain region in the country in 2016’s Referendum has an estimated 40,000 EU citizens in the … Continue reading COUNCIL LEADER’S MESSAGE OF SUPPORT FOR EU RESIDENTS: “We’ll continue to lobby ministers to make sure settlement scheme is a fair and just process” says Jack Hopkins

PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH’S RESPONSE TO THAT INTERVIEW (and we don’t mean Prince Andrew’s!) / JON BARTLEY REPLIES TO CLLR TIM BRIGGS ARTICLE

People's Audit Lambeth have issued the following response to comments by Lambeth council leader Cllr Jack Hopkins after News From Crystal Palace's written question-and-answer interview with him: We note with interest Cllr Jack Hopkins’ comments about the People’s Audit in the article in News from Crystal Palace dated 22nd November 2019 (https://newsfromcrystalpalace.wordpress.com/2019/11/22/news-from-crystal-palace- interviews-lambeth-council-leader-jack-hopkins-exclusive/ ). Cllr … Continue reading PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH’S RESPONSE TO THAT INTERVIEW (and we don’t mean Prince Andrew’s!) / JON BARTLEY REPLIES TO CLLR TIM BRIGGS ARTICLE

NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE INTERVIEWS LAMBETH COUNCIL LEADER JACK HOPKINS – Exclusive

Following publication of a Lambeth council edition of its publication Lambeth Talk, News From Crystal Palace put a whole raft of (very) pointed questions in writing to Lambeth council leader Cllr Jack Hopkins. Here are his responses: 1: Your middle names are William Morris. Are / were your parents admirers of the Arts and Crafts … Continue reading NEWS FROM CRYSTAL PALACE INTERVIEWS LAMBETH COUNCIL LEADER JACK HOPKINS – Exclusive

PLANET EARTH: “Three-quarters of the earth would be too hot for human habitation….” – Extinction Rebellion member’s warning

Extinction Rebellion member Steve Tooze has told Lambeth councillors: "Local politicians like you have an historic opportunity to act, where national government has plainly failed. "If you cut the path, others will follow." His comments came at the latest full meeting of Lambeth council. Responding, Lambeth council leader Cllr Jack Hopkins tol Mr Tooze: "I … Continue reading PLANET EARTH: “Three-quarters of the earth would be too hot for human habitation….” – Extinction Rebellion member’s warning

OPINION: LAMBETH COUNCIL’S REACTION TO A BALLOT FOR THE PEOPLE OF CRESSINGHAM GARDENS

Cressingham Gardens residents are jubilant at the Government's decision to give them a ballot - and the chance to take over their estate rather than see it demolished by Lambeth Labour. Certain elements within Lambeth council clearly aren't. Their response to a Government letter and a 38-page consultants report was simply this: “This announcement was … Continue reading OPINION: LAMBETH COUNCIL’S REACTION TO A BALLOT FOR THE PEOPLE OF CRESSINGHAM GARDENS

LAMBETH AUSTERITY 2 – COUNCIL’S AUDITORS PwC GET ANOTHER £320,000 FOR “ADDITIONAL ADVISORY SERVICES” / PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH ON THEIR DAY IN COURT / plus: “I’M KERMIT AND I’M SUING”

COUNCIL'S AUDITORS PwC GET ANOTHER £320,000 - FOR "ADDITIONAL ADVISORY SERVICES" Lambeth council's auditors at austerity-hit Lambeth council are getting another £320,000 for 'additional advisory services'. The decision to 'vary the council’s existing Internal Audit, Risk Management, Investigation and Advisory Services Contract with PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) by £320,000 to complete essential Corporate Performance and Programme … Continue reading LAMBETH AUSTERITY 2 – COUNCIL’S AUDITORS PwC GET ANOTHER £320,000 FOR “ADDITIONAL ADVISORY SERVICES” / PEOPLE’S AUDIT LAMBETH ON THEIR DAY IN COURT / plus: “I’M KERMIT AND I’M SUING”

TACKLING DOMESTIC ABUSE: “GOVERNMENT SHOULD TAKE MORE RADICAL APPROACH” SAYS COUNCIL LEADER

Lambeth council leader Cllr Jack Hopkins has written to the government responding to the newly proposed Domestic Abuse Bill. The new legislation will: introduce the first ever statutory government definition of domestic abuse to specifically include economic abuse and controlling and manipulative non-physical abuse - this will enable everyone, including victims themselves, to understand what … Continue reading TACKLING DOMESTIC ABUSE: “GOVERNMENT SHOULD TAKE MORE RADICAL APPROACH” SAYS COUNCIL LEADER

GOVERNMENT FUNDS NEW LAMBETH PROJECT TO HELP YOUNGSTERS AT RISK OF BEING CAUGHT UP IN CRIME

Lambeth council has secured £500,000 in Government funding for a new locally-developed project to support families in which the children are at risk of being involved in crime and serious youth violence. A significant number of young people in the borough are experiencing being arrested, but having no further action taken and being offered limited … Continue reading GOVERNMENT FUNDS NEW LAMBETH PROJECT TO HELP YOUNGSTERS AT RISK OF BEING CAUGHT UP IN CRIME