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

Joanne Welcomes 265 Affordable Home Starts in Haringey in 2018/19

In response to the Mayor’s announcement that 265 affordable homes were started by City Hall in Haringey during 2018/2019, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, said: “It is hugely positive to see the Mayor is delivering the hundreds of desperately needed affordable homes in our borough. “For too long, local people have been left to grapple with a growing housing crisis in Haringey. However, this … Continue reading Joanne Welcomes 265 Affordable Home Starts in Haringey in 2018/19

Joanne urges action over local shortfall in MMR vaccine uptake

Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, has called for more to be done to tackle the spread of misinformation around Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccinations. This follows the recent publication of figures by Unicef and the World Health Organisation (WHO) that estimate between 2010 and 2017 over half a million children in the UK did … Continue reading Joanne urges action over local shortfall in MMR vaccine uptake

ULEZ launch marks major move forward in tackling capital’s toxic air

In response to the launch of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) today, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, said: “Today marks a major move forward in tackling the capital’s toxic air, which contributes to the early deaths of almost 10,000 Londoners per year and stunts children’s lungs. “Toxic air is nothing less than a public … Continue reading ULEZ launch marks major move forward in tackling capital’s toxic air

Liveable Neighbourhoods to rejuvenate Enfield Town

In response to Transport for London’s announcement that Enfield has been awarded a share of £53.4 million of funding from the Mayor’s Liveable Neighbourhoods programme, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, said: “I am delighted that Enfield Council’s bid for this funding has been successful. This will go towards helping to transform and rejuvenate Enfield Town, … Continue reading Liveable Neighbourhoods to rejuvenate Enfield Town