Chingford and Woodford Green has London’s biggest living wage Blackspot

3 April, 2014

In Chingford and Woodford Green, 43.4 per cent of jobs pay less than the living wage, which is the highest number in London and second highest nationally. according to a recent TUC study using official figures from the House of Commons Library. On the 15th anniversary since the introduction of the national minimum wage by […]

Labour’s Valley team on target with two months to go

23 March, 2014

With two months to go until the Local Council and Euro Elections, our members have been working hard in Valley and talking regularly to local residents about their issues. Since December, over 1000 doors have been knocked on with electors indicating their voting intentions. 47% were in support of Labour, 25% against with 18% saying […]

NHS staff underpaid and Tories under values public consultation. NHS not safe in Tory hands

23 March, 2014

“Clause 119 of the Care Bill, which is currently going through Parliament, would enable the government in Westminster to go over the heads of local communities and take decisions on local hospitals unilaterally. The government recently attempted to close down Lewisham Hospital in London, despite it being highly successful. This closure was stopped by the […]

Winchester Road Crossing Concerns

28 February, 2014

Our local Hale End and Highams Park Ward Campaign Team have continued to campaign every weekend and have almost knocked on all doors west of the Chingford to Liverpool Street Line. One issue raised by many people is the speed of vehicles down the dip in Winchester Road approaching the crossing near Haldan Road. Local […]

From Bilal: News about foodbanks lost in the floods?

23 February, 2014

Says Bilal our PPC: This in the news and thought it worth a comment. “There are reports that the Tory-led government suppressed research from Warwick University conducted over seven months into food poverty in Britain. It was finally published by the Department for Environment and Rural Affairs yesterday amid suggestions that it had been “slipped […]

Bilal Mahmood selected as Chingford & Woodford Green PPC

20 February, 2014

Bilal was adopted as the Prospective Parliamentary Candidate to take on Iain Duncan Smith at the next General Election. Bilal introduces himself below. “I was born and raised in a single-bedroom flat in the constituency to two wonderful, hard working people. Both of them came to the UK to toil for stability and prosperity. On […]

From the Chingford Valley Ward Campaign

12 February, 2014

With 100 days to go to the Local Council and Euro Elections, our members have been out and about meeting with local residents. Over the past 11 weeks over 500 doors have been knocked on with electors indicating their voting intentions. 51% were in support of Labour, 24% against with 16% saying don’t know. Several […]

Chingford & Woodford Green CLP to select its Prospective Parliamentary Candidate

10 February, 2014

Members will interview some six candidates later this week to choose one to take on the hapless MP and Minister for Work and Pensions. The sitting MP doesn’t have too long to convince many that he is on their side. Over the coming months we will be able to remind our readers of failures over […]

Do you trust the Tories to look after the NHS?

15 January, 2014

This Christmas just gone, Redbridge Tories did not send out Xmas cards. Instead they have been delivering copies of the “Redbridge Chronicle,” a newsletter that sets new standards for saying one thing but doing another. The most blatant example is the Tory “campaign” to “Save King George’s.” Do the Tories really expect local people to […]

Off to a great start on the Doorstep

7 January, 2014

“We got off to a great start in the New year ,as our campaign began in earnest for The local Council Election on 22 May (Euros too on same date) , and as a springboard for the General Election in 2015. 7 members canvassed the Aldriche Estate and Selwyn Avenue mid day Sunday 5th Jan […]

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