King George’s is ‘Unsafe’

18 December, 2013

Local people are not being provided with safe care at King George’s Hospital, according to today’s report from the Chief Inspector of Hospitals. The latest inspection said that the “accident and emergency department does not provide safe care.” Inspectors added that “We could not be assured that patients always received safe and effective care on […]

Sadiq Khan celebrates with Chingford and Woodford Green Members

14 December, 2013

Sadiq Khan MP joined us on Friday 13th December for our regular Christmas party and especially to award Liz Lee the Labour Party’s long service reward. Liz has worked tirelessly for as long as most members can remember and more recently as Constituency Secretary  and then Treasurer, as well as being involved in canvassing, running […]

In a time of austerity ….

12 December, 2013

… it must be highly embarrassing for Iain Duncan Smith MP to admit to wasting £40,000,000 on a computer system that won’t work. How do the people of Chingford and Woodford Green who have faced cuts in their benefits feel about this? It seems our MP has lost his focus on introducing the Universal Credit […]

Nelson Mandela Applauded

9 December, 2013

‘During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. ‘I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities.

Sadiq Khan to join us for our Christmas Party

29 November, 2013

The Party will be on Friday 13th December at the Party Rooms. Entrance £5 and a willingness to eat, drink, donate and celebrate the start of our local election campaign in Hale End and Highams Park, and Valley wards. Meet our 6 Waltham Forest Council candidates who are eager to get out on the doorsteps. […]

Is IDS getting his sums wrong again

19 November, 2013

Reporting on the New Statesman’s Blog today we quote ‘Iain Duncan Smith has acquired a reputation for playing fast and loose with the facts and he was up to his tricks again at Work and Pensions Questions in the Commons this afternoon. Towards the end of the session, he declared that “child poverty rose” under […]

Bedroom Tax

13 November, 2013

Last night, Labour forced a debate on the Bedroom Tax in the House of Commons. We lost the vote — because 252 Tory and Lib Dem MPs defended a policy that inflicts hardship and suffering on children in poverty and people with disabilities. If Labour wins the election in 2015, we promise to scrap the […]

How confident are you in the NHS A&E will cope this winter

12 November, 2013

There are mixed views on whether the NHS will cope this winter, with 50% feeling confident A&E services will be able to meet people’s needs and 38% not feeling confident. A survey published online by the well respected polling company Yougov says ‘Older Britons, perhaps the most vulnerable group, are least hopeful. 47% of over […]

What do you think of IDS

7 November, 2013

Yougov (the opinion pollsters) are conducting an online poll of what people think of our local MP Iain Duncan Smith. So far IDS is not fairing too well! On the figures just seen (7 November) voting is 3010 don’t or really don’t like him, compared with 849 who do or really do like him. A […]

Keep fuel prices down – switch.

21 October, 2013

We agree – switch to Labour. Our policy is clear. Freeze prices and use the time to sort out the fuel market that doesn’t work – for the benefit of consumers! It certainly doesn’t work for consumers and especially for those on fixed incomes, those on reducing benefits, and those on wages that are failing […]

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