New water refill stations in Enfield welcomed

Responding to the Mayor of London’s announcement of the 50 locations for new water refill stations across London, including Edmonton Green and Enfield Town stations in Enfield, Local London Assembly Member,Joanne McCartney AM said: “I am delighted the Mayor is funding these new water refill stations. “We must do everything we can to tackle the rising tide of plastic … Continue reading New water refill stations in Enfield welcomed

Part of £100 million fund for Enfield & Haringey businesses

Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, is calling upon local small businesses to bid for a £100 million funding pot recently launched by the Mayor of London. Ms McCartney said that this funding should provide “the helping hand” that local small businesses need to“face up to the challenges brought on by prolonged economic uncertainty”. … Continue reading Part of £100 million fund for Enfield & Haringey businesses

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