Assembly Member stands up for EU Citizens

During Mayor’s Question Time at City Hall yesterday, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM questioned the Mayor, Sadiq Khan, on whether the Government’s current stance on Brexit protects London and Londoners. Ms McCartney highlighted concerns from residents that the current EU Citizens Settled Status pilot requires documentary evidence, which is not always readily obtainable. … Continue reading Assembly Member stands up for EU Citizens

£38 million funding pot up for grabs for community-led housing schemes

Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, is calling upon community groups to bid for a share of a new £38 million community-led housing fund, launched by City Hall on Wednesday (16th January). Ms McCartney has praised the scheme and said that it “will put local people at the centre of tackling our housing crisis”. Over … Continue reading £38 million funding pot up for grabs for community-led housing schemes

Joanne Welcomes Good Growth Fund Announcement

In response to the announcement that Enterprising Tottenham High Road in Haringey have been awarded £2,000,000 as part of the Mayor’s Good Growth Fund to alleviate deprivation in the community, local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, said: “We’ve had almost a decade of austerity and are at serious risk of seeing poverty and inequality becoming progressively normalised … Continue reading Joanne Welcomes Good Growth Fund Announcement

240 Excess Winter Deaths in Enfield & Haringey

There were 240 Excess Winter Deaths in Enfield & Haringey during 2016/2017, the most recent data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has revealed. This marks and increase of 60 deaths when compared to the same period in the previous year. Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM, has warned that the rise could … Continue reading 240 Excess Winter Deaths in Enfield & Haringey

New Trees Provide Breath of Fresh Air

Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney, took part in a tree planting session at Montagu Recreation Ground in Enfield on Sunday (2ndDecember). Ms McCartney planted trees which were provided as part of the Mayor of London’s £1.5m Woodland Fund. In total, 40,000 trees are being planted across the city with 3,400 of those being planted … Continue reading New Trees Provide Breath of Fresh Air