Joanne McCartney AM praises support provided at Canaan Kitchen

London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney AM visited Canaan Kitchen in Tottenham this last week to help serve healthy hot meals with volunteers and meet the vulnerable people the Canaan Kitchen supports. Run by the OK Foundation, the Canaan Kitchen provides support to up to 50 vulnerable people each week in Tottenham. The Canaan Kitchen project … Continue reading Joanne McCartney AM praises support provided at Canaan Kitchen

Joanne McCartney questions Mayor on appalling number of London’s children living in poverty

In November 2014 Mayor’s Question Time, I again asked a question to the Mayor on what action he is taking to address the shocking levels of child poverty in London. You can watch a video of the exchange here:   Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) released a child poverty map of the UK in October … Continue reading Joanne McCartney questions Mayor on appalling number of London’s children living in poverty

Are you affected by the cost of living crisis?

I am seeking the views of Enfield and Haringey residents about the cost of living in London to find out how people are coping with the rising costs of utility bills and transport fares with my cost of living survey. Enfield residents living in up to zone 6 have already seen a 27.1 per cent … Continue reading Are you affected by the cost of living crisis?

Food poverty increases in Enfield

The use of food banks in London has increased as food poverty becomes a rapidly growing issue. Local Labour London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney and Londonwide Assembly Member Fiona Twycross visited the Trussel Trust’s North Enfield food back yesterday to look at the work they put into providing emergency food to struggling families. Food poverty … Continue reading Food poverty increases in Enfield