Fire safety standards lacking at 25 Enfield & Haringey care homes

25 care homes in Enfield & Haringey were found to be failing to meet fire safety standards through London Fire Brigade (LFB) audits carried out following the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Responding to the figures, obtained from a written answer by the Mayor of London, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, urged care homes to … Continue reading Fire safety standards lacking at 25 Enfield & Haringey care homes

Response to Announcement of Fire Cadets Unit in Enfield

In response to the Mayor’s announcement of the launch of a new Fire Cadets unit in Enfield, as part of a £1.1 million funding boost, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, said: “It has been fantastic to see the Mayor listen to our calls and provide a significant funding boost to the Fire Cadets programme and … Continue reading Response to Announcement of Fire Cadets Unit in Enfield

71 Enfield and 52 Haringey fires caused by faulty white goods in last 5 years

71 fires in Enfield and 52 in Haringey were caused by defective white goods in the last five years, new figures show. Data from the London Fire Brigade revealed that across London over 2,000 fires have been caused by faults with white goods such as washing machines, tumble dryers, and dishwashers since 2011. Local London … Continue reading 71 Enfield and 52 Haringey fires caused by faulty white goods in last 5 years

Boris overruling the Fire Authority and axing 13 London fire engines is “irresponsible and dangerous”

Labour London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney has hit out at the Mayor of London after he said he would overrule the London Fire Authority after they voted not to scrap thirteen London fire engines. The decision not to cut the fire engines was taken on Wednesday (17th) by members of the London Fire and Emergency … Continue reading Boris overruling the Fire Authority and axing 13 London fire engines is “irresponsible and dangerous”