71 Enfield and 52 Haringey fires caused by faulty white goods in last 5 years

71 fires in Enfield and 52 in Haringey were caused by defective white goods in the last five years, new figures show. Data from the London Fire Brigade revealed that across London over 2,000 fires have been caused by faults with white goods such as washing machines, tumble dryers, and dishwashers since 2011. Local London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney AM is backing a campaign by the London Fire Brigade (LFB) which aims to make it easier for Londoners to protect themselves from faulty white goods. Ms McCartney said the government must “act urgently” to “protect Londoners, protect consumers, and save millions of pounds for the capital’s economy.”
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Joanne McCartney AM assumes responsibility for education and childcare

On the day that thousands of schoolchildren around London receive their GCSE results, Sadiq Khan announced that Joanne McCartney, Statutory Deputy Mayor of London and Assembly Member for Enfield and Haringey will extend her statutory brief to include education and childcare. Continue reading “Joanne McCartney AM assumes responsibility for education and childcare”

Speeding on the A10 – response from TfL

Last month I wrote to the Transport for London Commissioner Mike Brown, once again raising my concerns with the ongoing issue of speeding along the A10 Great Cambridge Road between Carterhatch Lane and Bullsmoor Lane.

I have now received a response from TfL to my letter which you can read here.

Update on North Middlesex A&E – Response from Mayor

Further to my letter to the Mayor of London following the Care Quality Commission’s report rating the North Middlesex University Hospital’s Accident & Emergency Department, I have received a response which can be read here.