240 Excess Winter Deaths in Enfield & Haringey

There were 240 Excess Winter Deaths in Enfield & Haringey during 2016/2017, the most recent data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed. This marks and increase of 60 deaths when compared to the same period in the previous year. Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, has warned that the rise could … Continue reading 240 Excess Winter Deaths in Enfield & Haringey

New Trees Provide Breath of Fresh Air

Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney, took part in a tree planting session at Montagu Recreation Ground in Enfield on Sunday (2ndDecember). Ms McCartney planted trees which were provided as part of the Mayor of London’s £1.5m Woodland Fund. In total, 40,000 trees are being planted across the city with 3,400 of those being planted … Continue reading New Trees Provide Breath of Fresh Air

Joanne welcomes Air Quality Audits

In response to the Mayor’s announcement that Pembury House Nursery School in Haringey will receive an air quality audit to monitor indoor and outdoor levels of air pollution, local London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney AM, said: “We know that poor air quality has a detrimental effect on children’s health and so I welcome the Mayor’s latest initiative … Continue reading Joanne welcomes Air Quality Audits

Government must clamp down homelessness as winter approaches

At Mayor’s Question Time yesterday, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, raised the issue of rising homelessness on London’s streets. Her question to the Mayor comes in the wake of the housing charity, Shelter, releasing data revealing that approximately 170,000 Londoners do not have a place to call home. The latest City Hall figures … Continue reading Government must clamp down homelessness as winter approaches

Moped-enabled crime falls by 30% in Haringey after police crackdown

Moped-enabled crime in Haringey dropped by 30% between March 2018 and September 2018, compared to the preceding six-month period. This data, obtained from a Freedom of Information request made to the Metropolitan Police, also revealed that moped-enabled offences across London reduced by a third over the same period. Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, credited … Continue reading Moped-enabled crime falls by 30% in Haringey after police crackdown