My interview on BBC Sunday Politics London

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The BBC’s Sunday Politics has been looking at the election campaign in our local community of Bermondsey and Old Southwark. Watch their film and an interview with me here (watch from 42minutes)

 

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Labour council should do more to protect historic buildings

The decision by Southwark Council to allow the partial demolition of the old sorting office in Penrose Street raises real concerns about whether we are doing enough to preserve our local historic buildings.

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Labour squabble over Local Fire Station

Our local community will not be impressed by this squabbling and disagreement within the Labour Party over the future of the London Fire Brigade Training Centre site on Southwark Bridge Road.

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Local unemployment reaches new low!

Following on from this morning’s statistics that UK unemployment had dipped below 6%, there is news that our local community is also on the right course as unemployment reaches the lowest level since at least 2006.

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NHS in Southwark should aim for zero suicides

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Health bosses in Southwark have been urged to back a campaign aimed at dramatically reducing the number of suicides across the NHS.

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UK unemployment now under 6%

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The figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) are very good news.

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The British Heart Foundation Needs Your Help

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Our local British Heart Foundation store are asking for volunteers, see here for more information.

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Our Special Community on Christmas Day

I thought you might like to see a video that shows some of the wonderful work organisations in our local community do on Christmas Day. 

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More young people in work

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Since 2012, 1490 young people in our constituency have improved their career prospects through apprenticeships.

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Blackfriars Road planning application

I have been approached by my constituents to express a view on the planning application by Barratts on the major site at the bottom of Blackfriars Road, which is coming before the planning committee this evening.

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