Local Labour Assembly Member Joanne McCartney yesterday welcomed colleagues voting against proposals to close 12 fire station(s) outlined in the Mayor’s draft London Fire Brigade budget. The London Fire Brigade's budget has been cut by the Mayor and government by £45 million for the next two years. Last week it was announced that Boris Johnson … Continue reading Buck stops with Boris
Today the Mayor of London published his draft Police and Crime Plan for London and the list of front counters to be closed. In it the Mayor claims that he will increase the number of police officers based in each borough. However, new analysis shows that the plans will lead to fewer police officers based … Continue reading Mayor’s plan confirms fewer local police in Haringey
Local Labour London Assembly Members Joanne McCartney and Andrew Dismore have today welcomed the announcement that the North London Waste Authority are to withdraw their plans for a Mechanical Biological Treatment Plant on the Pinkham Way site.Over the past year both members have consistently supported local residents and opposed the plan for a waste treatment … Continue reading Local Assembly Members welcome decision from Waste Authority to abandon Pinkham Way plan
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBC0tOHGPW8 Mayor's Question TIme - 19th December 2012 "Will you join other PCCs across the country in their calls to the Home Secretary to rethink the government's dangerous strategy of imposing 20% budget cuts on police forces?"
Local Assembly Member Joanne McCartney AM visited workers at Royal Mail’s Enfield delivery office last week to meet the postmen and women who are in charge of delivering parcels and cards this Christmas.Joanne McCartney was introduced to the postmen and women who are working hard to sort and deliver through the higher quantity of cards … Continue reading Joanne pays Enfield Delivery Office a visit