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

Joanne throws weight behind the Mayor’s budget

Local London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney AM threw her weight behind the Mayor of London’s budget today in a bid to support policing and other vital public services in the capital. Ms McCartney joined other Labour AMs to ensure the Mayor’s budget was passed by the London Assembly today. Conservative AMs rejected the Mayor’s budget, … Continue reading Joanne throws weight behind the Mayor’s budget

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

Great Northern Line devolution talks “like pulling teeth”

The Commissioner of Transport for London, Mike Brown, has expressed his frustration over the lack of progress with the devolution of Great Northern Line services to TfL. In response to a question on the issue by local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, during today’s London Assembly Transport Plenary meeting, Mr Brown remarked that it … Continue reading Great Northern Line devolution talks “like pulling teeth”