COUNCILLOR BANS HIMSELF FROM COUNCIL MEETINGS IN ‘OFFICER IMPARTIALITY’ ROW – Told: ‘In cases where you disagree with what is being proposed you should vote against’

Cllr Tim Briggs - the only 'blue' on Lambeth council - has banned himself from attending any further full council meetings of Lambeth council in an amazing row over officer impartiality. The huge row centres on an amendment the popular Conservative councillor made to a Labour motion on Islamophobia due to be debated at the … Continue reading COUNCILLOR BANS HIMSELF FROM COUNCIL MEETINGS IN ‘OFFICER IMPARTIALITY’ ROW – Told: ‘In cases where you disagree with what is being proposed you should vote against’

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“MOST POLLUTING” VEHICLES FACE DAILY £12.50 CHARGE FROM APRIL 8th

The central London Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) begins on 8 April - with a daily £12.50 charge for the most polluting vehicles, 24/7 in the central London Congestion Charge Zone. In an open letter Mayor of London sadiq Khan says:  "It’s the boldest part of our plan to clean up London’s air" A statement … Continue reading “MOST POLLUTING” VEHICLES FACE DAILY £12.50 CHARGE FROM APRIL 8th

WOULD YOU LIKE TO HELP CHANGE ATTITUDES TOWARDS MENTAL HEALTH IN LEWISHAM? OR CROWDFUND IN LONDON?

WOULD YOU LIKE TO HELP CHANGE ATTITUDES TOWARDS MENTAL HEALTH IN LEWISHAM? A group to help change attitudes and behaviour towards people with mental health issues has been set up in one of the five boroughs covering Crystal Palace. The Lewisham Time to Change Organic Hub will use local people’s knowledge and experience of living with … Continue reading WOULD YOU LIKE TO HELP CHANGE ATTITUDES TOWARDS MENTAL HEALTH IN LEWISHAM? OR CROWDFUND IN LONDON?

BORIS JOHNSON’S WATER CANNON SOLD OFF TO HELP YOUTH PROJECTS / BLUE BADGE MISUSE – RELATIVES WARNED

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that three redundant water cannon bought with London taxpayers’ money by Boris Johnson and consigned to storage ever since being bought - more than four years ago - have finally been sold, with funds from the sale to be invested in projects to tackle the root causes of … Continue reading BORIS JOHNSON’S WATER CANNON SOLD OFF TO HELP YOUTH PROJECTS / BLUE BADGE MISUSE – RELATIVES WARNED

ESTATES VOTING SCANDAL: Residents set to start vigil outside City Hall

Residents of Lambeth estates threatened with demolition are set to start a daily vigil outside City Hall until Mayor of London Sadiq Khan agrees to meet them. The vigil will begin on Saturday November 3rd after a major rally organised by Homes for All and Defend Council Housing. As News From Crystal Palace reported in March: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan … Continue reading ESTATES VOTING SCANDAL: Residents set to start vigil outside City Hall

MORE THAN 1,350 PEOPLE SIGN PETITION TO LAMBETH DEMANDING BALLOTS ON ESTATE DEMOLITIONS

More than 1,350 people* have signed a petition to Lambeth's Labour-dominated council calling for ballots on their highly controversial plans to demolish Central Hill estate, Crystal Palace; Cressingham Gardens estate at Tulse Hill and Fenwick estate, Clapham North. The petition - started by Becki Newell, Green party candidate for Gipsy Hill ward in May's Lambeth … Continue reading MORE THAN 1,350 PEOPLE SIGN PETITION TO LAMBETH DEMANDING BALLOTS ON ESTATE DEMOLITIONS

OPINION: OPINIONS DON’T COUNT IN LAMBETH (UNLESS THEY ARE THE SAME AS WHAT LAMBETH LABOUR ‘THINK’)

Lambeth Labour will not take the slightest notice of any of the opinions voiced by those who have signed Becki Newell's petition. Because that's how it is with this undemocratic council. For the record, here are some of the opinions of those who have signed the petition: Reasons for signing: Vivienne Lewis· I'm a Labour … Continue reading OPINION: OPINIONS DON’T COUNT IN LAMBETH (UNLESS THEY ARE THE SAME AS WHAT LAMBETH LABOUR ‘THINK’)

BUT IN FUTURE PEOPLE LIVING ON ESTATES THREATENED WITH DEMOLITION WILL GET THE RIGHT TO VOTE

People living on estates threatened by redevelopment will in future have the power to stop the demolition of their homes against their will, in a major victory for grassroots campaigns in London. The Mayor today announced the introduction of compulsory ballots, after draft proposals were published in February. His change in policy after previously opposing … Continue reading BUT IN FUTURE PEOPLE LIVING ON ESTATES THREATENED WITH DEMOLITION WILL GET THE RIGHT TO VOTE

GOT A QUESTION ON HOUSING? – SADIQ KHAN WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU

STATE OF LONDON DEBATE 2018 From: Sadiq Khan Don't miss out. I want to hear from you, in person, on 28 June. Every year Londoners come to indigo at The O2 to put their questions to me and be a part of the lively State of London Debate. We'll be talking about everything from improving … Continue reading GOT A QUESTION ON HOUSING? – SADIQ KHAN WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU

ESTATE DEMOLITIONS: MAYOR KHAN WRIGGLES ON SIAN BERRY’S HOOK

Sian Berry (second left) visiting Central Hill estate, Crystal Palace - one of the six estates Lambeth Labour are hellbent on demolishing. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been left wriggling on the hook by Greater London Assembly member Sian Berry during questions on estate demolitions at City Hall.   Sian Berry asked: What is your … Continue reading ESTATE DEMOLITIONS: MAYOR KHAN WRIGGLES ON SIAN BERRY’S HOOK