5,533 emergency food parcels handed out in Enfield & Haringey

There were 5,533 of three-day emergency food supplies given out in Enfield & Haringey between April and September 2018, according to new mid-year figures released this week by the Trussell Trust. 1,884 of these were provided to children. In response, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, has renewed her calls “to slam the brakes on … Continue reading 5,533 emergency food parcels handed out in Enfield & Haringey

Pause Universal Credit roll out in Haringey

Universal Credit will be rolled out for some new claimants in Haringey this month, but fresh calls have been made to pause the process. This comes after a leading charity warned that moving more people onto Universal Credit could trigger a significant increase in foodbank use. Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, warned that … Continue reading Pause Universal Credit roll out in Haringey

Fast food companies should pay London Living Wage

Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, is supporting fast food workers in Enfield & Haringey in their efforts to call for a living wage and strengthened rights. Today, hospitality and restaurant staff of McDonald’s, TGI Fridays and Wetherspoons, along with couriers for Uber Eats and Deliveroo, will be coming together across the capital to … Continue reading Fast food companies should pay London Living Wage

London Living Wage rise set to benefit Enfield and Haringey residents

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has announced a rise in the London Living Wage to £10.20 an hour. Joanne McCartney AM, who is the Mayor’s representative on the Living Wage Commission, has welcomed this decision as it will give a boost to hard working families across London, including in Enfield and Haringey. The London … Continue reading London Living Wage rise set to benefit Enfield and Haringey residents