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

Boris Johnson’s failing apprenticeship programme is entrenching London’s gender divide

Gender splits in London’s apprenticeships remain firmly entrenched, new analysis has revealed. Analysis of government data by Labour London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney, showed that last year men dominated at all levels in London’s construction and engineering industries, whilst women continued to lead the field in health, education and retail. Ms McCartney accused Boris Johnson … Continue reading Boris Johnson’s failing apprenticeship programme is entrenching London’s gender divide

Joanne McCartney questions Mayor on appalling number of London’s children living in poverty

In November 2014 Mayor’s Question Time, I again asked a question to the Mayor on what action he is taking to address the shocking levels of child poverty in London. You can watch a video of the exchange here:   Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) released a child poverty map of the UK in October … Continue reading Joanne McCartney questions Mayor on appalling number of London’s children living in poverty

Rising with the One Billion

Here is a photo of me with Fiona Twycross AM, Navin Shah AM and Jennette Arnold AM who hosted the One Billion Rising Event in City Hall.  This was taken just after we had taken part in the flash dance at City Hall this afternoon. You can find out more about this event here.