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

Domestic abusers should be put on a register

Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, has supported a motion of the Assembly calling for a register of domestic abusers. This follows a report into domestic abuse in the capital recently launched by Len Duvall, Leader of the London Assembly Labour Group. The report said tougher checks on perpetrators were needed in order to protect … Continue reading Domestic abusers should be put on a register

Update on Great Northern poor performance

Following my earlier post on the delays and cancellations on the Great Northern line,   I have now received a response to my letter from Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) with their explanation for the delays to the service. You can read the letter here. The letter explains that the poor performance is a result of on-going issues … Continue reading Update on Great Northern poor performance

Response from Joanne McCartney AM to the CQC’s “Inadequate” rating for NMUH

Responding to the CQC’s “Inadequate” rating for North Middlesex University Hospital, Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, said: “Nobody can say they didn’t see this coming. This is the culmination of years of government underfunding, unnecessary restructuring and the resounding impact of the closure at Chase Farm. “We’ve got a staffing crisis across London’s … Continue reading Response from Joanne McCartney AM to the CQC’s “Inadequate” rating for NMUH

Mayor breaks his promise to reopen Bowes Road footbridge this March

The Mayor and Transport for London (TfL) have confirmed that they will not reopen the Bowes Road footbridge this month as promised. TfL had promised that the footbridge would reopen by 29th March 2016, but told London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney AM that there have been further delays to the works. The news of the … Continue reading Mayor breaks his promise to reopen Bowes Road footbridge this March