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Blooming marvellous day out in Tottenham 

22 May

Tottenham will play a starring role in this year’s Chelsea Fringe, the alternative garden festival which runs until 4 June.


Absent voting 

18 May

If you are unable to make it to the polling station on Election Day, you can still exercise your right to vote by applying for a proxy or postal vote.


Staying tough on anti-social behaviour 

2 May

Tough powers that are helping put a stop to anti-social behavior in Seven Sisters could be extended for a further three years.


Argent Related and London Borough of Haringey complete partnership to transform Tottenham Hale 

28 Apr

Ambitious plans to regenerate Tottenham Hale, the first phase of London’s largest Housing Zone, have moved a step closer after developer Argent Related and H...


Standing up for Haringey schools 

26 Apr

The leaders of Haringey Council's two political parties have come together to call for fairer funding for the borough's schools.


Haringey families celebrate primary school offers 

19 Apr

Thousands of Haringey children will start lessons at their first preference school this September after more than 90 percent of pupils were offered their top preference.


Easing the impact of Business Rates rises 

13 Apr

Financial support will be offered to local businesses facing unprecedented hikes in business rates, under proposals unveiled by Haringey Council.


Fun across the borough with our Weekend of Play 

11 Apr

From circus skills to orienteering and a virtual Easter egg hunt, there’s loads of free fun at Haringey’s Weekend of Play.


New chapter for Jacksons Lane and Highgate Library 

10 Apr

Jacksons Lane Arts Centre and Highgate Library could be brought together to create an exciting new community arts and culture hub under proposals unveiled th...


Mind gives council award for workplace wellbeing 

3 Apr

Mental health charity Mind has given Haringey Council an award for our commitment to workplace wellbeing.


Man disguised as council worker found guilty of fly-tipping 

31 Mar

A man who dumped piles of rubbish in the street while disguised as a council worker has been found guilty at crown court of fly-tipping.


£2.3M Facelift for Historic North Tottenham Buildings 

31 Mar

Twenty eight historic North Tottenham buildings and shop-fronts will be restored to their former glory, through a new £2.3m partnership between Haringey Coun...


Health Ambassadors champion health and fitness in Haringey 

28 Mar

Regular exercise after retirement helps you get out, stay active and make new friends, say Haringey’s health ambassadors, as the council launches its over-65s free fitness campaign.


Volunteers dig in to plant new trees 

27 Mar

Residents have pitched in to make Haringey even greener, helping the council plant new trees at three of the borough’s parks.


Westminster terror attacks 

23 Mar

Here in Haringey, as across London, the United Kingdom and the world, we feel deep shock and sorrow following yesterday’s terror attack in Westminster.


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London Assembly »

Low pay will leave 30,000 more working families in poverty by 2020, report finds 

28 Apr

– Mayor should name and shame FTSE 100 companies that don’t pay the London Living Wage – Over 160,000 Londoners are trapped in a cycle of low-pay work – 70 companies on the FTSE 100 currently do not pay the London Living ...


Rich City Poor Pay 

28 Apr

A new report is calling on the Mayor to help Londoners out of low-pay, and publish the names of the FTSE 100 companies in London that have not signed up to his London Living Wage program.


Cash for Access 

30 Mar

The report “Cash for Access: Expanding the availability of new cash machines” calls for fee-free cash machines to be included in all new major developments across London.


Londoners pay £18million a year in cash machine fees 

30 Mar

– Lack of access to ATM’s disproportionately affects low-income groups, the disabled, and the elderly – Free cash machines should be included in all new major developments Pay-to-use cash machines cost Londoners £18million a year...


London’s emergency services struggling to comply with Mayor’s earlier ULEZ deadline 

21 Mar

– Fire, ambulance and police services all say they will be affected by 2019 implementation – Met needs to replace 82 per cent of its fleet – all of its diesel vehicles – Fire brigade faced with paying daily charge on 52 non...


Metropolitan Line Extension £50million short of budget 

15 Mar

– Letter confirms project may stall if additional cash is not found – Mayor’s fares policy could be putting £284million project at risk Officials at Transport for London have confirmed the Metropolitan Line Extension is £50million...


Crossrail to launch on line that suffered 50,000 hours of passenger delays 

13 Mar

– TfL Rail will be used as the North-East part of the £15billion Crossrail project – New figures show TfL Rail suffered 3 million minutes of passenger delays in 6 months, equivalent to 5.7 years – Causes of delays included...


Struck Out 2 

27 Feb

Strike action should be banned and judges should be given powers to rule on industrial disputes to keep Londoners out of the firing line.


Ban strikes and let independent judges rule on industrial disputes, says new report 

27 Feb

– Assembly Member Keith Prince wants introduction of ‘binding pendulum arbitration’ – System would mean independent ruling on disputes without costly walkouts – Report shows tube and Southern strikes would have been avoided...


Paws for Support 

22 Feb

The Mayor of London could support some of the capital’s 5,360 armed forces veterans suffering from PTSD by providing loans for life-changing therapeutic dogs.


Armed forces veterans suffering PTSD need Mayor’s help to access life-changing assistance dogs 

22 Feb

– New report calls on Sadiq Khan to help some of the capital’s 5,360 affected veterans – Loan-scheme could ease access to highly-trained dogs – Canines act as effective alternatives to long-term drug therapies The Mayor of...


Sadiq Khan on track for worst strikes record of any London Mayor 

22 Feb

– Latest walkout means Mayor’s projected yearly average eclipses Boris’s and Ken’s – On course to average 5.05 strikes per year – Record set to get even worse with threat of Night Tube strikes Sadiq Khan is on track for the...


Tower Hamlets election fraud: Met suffered from ‘Rotherham Syndrome’ in failure to investigate 

10 Feb

– Police feared community reaction, says Assembly Member Tony Arbour – Says Met has ‘serious questions to answer’ – Calls for Mayor to launch full investigation An apparent reluctance by the Metropolitan Police to properly...


TfL fares income down £90M due to fewer passenger journeys 

8 Feb

Transport for London has revealed its fares income is down £90million in the year-to-date, raising serious questions about the Mayor’s ability to balance the books.


Nominee passes now costing TfL over £33million a year 

2 Feb

– Travel perk grants free travelcards for flatmates of TfL staff – Mayor urged to give firefighters free travel instead at a fraction of the cost A perk that grants free travel to the flatmates of TfL staff now costs London taxpayers...


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FixMyStreet »

Dumped rubbish, 24th May 

24 May

Dumped rubbish,buncollected for several days now Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 269 Seven Sisters Road, N4 Report on FixMyStreet...


Fill this hole, 24th May 

24 May

Evident by photo Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 93 Philip Lane, N15 Report on FixMyStreet...


Flytipping, 24th May 

24 May

Again...


Two pavements have been replaced today but there is still one that they didn’t, 22nd May 

22 May

The initial problem has taken at least a couple of months to resolve but although they replaced the two paving stones marked with circles above, they have not replaced the paving stoned marked with a cross.


Various domestic rubbish dumped, 22nd May 

22 May

Dumped domestic rubbish - now spread across pavement as the bag has spilt.


Huge quantity of dumped rubbish on the Green in Mitchley Road N17, 22nd May 

22 May

An enormous pile of rubbish has been dumped on the small green at the western end of Mitchley Road Tottenham, N17 - near the junction with Dawlish Road.


Flytipping, 21st May 

21 May

Flytipping or bad waste managemt - either way it's a mess spilling onto the pavement Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 70 Carlingford Road, N15 Report on FixMyStreet...


Coping Stones on Top of wall appear at risk of falling, 20th May 

20 May

The railway bridge shown in my photos runs over St Loy's Road Tottenham N17.


Builders materials left in road causing hazard to road users., 20th May 

20 May

Builders materials left in road outside 8 Lynmouth rd N2 9ls Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 12 Lynmouth Road, N2 Report on FixMyStreet...


Water pooling near the dropped kerb White Hart Lane N17, 19th May 

19 May

There's a pedestrian crossing at the eastern end of White Hart Lane N17 near the junction with High Road Tottenham.


Street light on during day, 19th May 

19 May

Street light WH 77L on during the day.


Flytipped wood and other rubbish, 18th May 

18 May

Graham road Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 78 Graham Road, N15 Report on FixMyStreet...


Abandoned Vehicles (X3), 18th May 

18 May

We have 3 vehices that have been dumped in the Cul-de-Sac end of Campbell Road Tottenham N17.


Dumping, 16th May 

16 May

More dumping Nearest road to the pin placed on the map (automatically generated by Bing Maps): 58 Abbotsford Avenue, N15 Report on FixMyStreet...


Pothole in the roadway outside 1 White Hart Lane, 16th May 

16 May

This pothole is on the south side of the road at the eastern end of White Hart Lane, Tottenham, London N17.


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FOI »

Correspondence about Public Benefit funded by Spurs Development 

23 May

Follow up sent to Haringey Borough Council by Doug Thorpe on 23 May 2017 .


Housing Vulnerable Groups in HDV 

23 May

Response by Haringey Borough Council to Philip Rose on 23 May 2017 .


Commercial Property internal audit 

22 May

Response by Haringey Borough Council to Sarah Cave on 22 May 2017 .


Section 106 obligations Tottenham Hotspur FC 

22 May

Response by Haringey Borough Council to Hilary Adams on 22 May 2017 .


Commercial Property internal audit 

22 May

Internal review request sent to Haringey Borough Council by Sarah Cave on 22 May 2017 .


SEN children transitioning from primary to secondary school in 2017 

22 May

Response by Haringey Borough Council to Christina Savage on 22 May 2017 .


SEN children transitioning from primary to secondary school in 2017 

20 May

Request sent to Haringey Borough Council by Christina Savage on 20 May 2017 .


Section 106 obligations Tottenham Hotspur FC 

19 May

Follow up sent to Haringey Borough Council by Hilary Adams on 19 May 2017 .


Freedom of Information request – Bonus/Competency allowance for Kingdom Staff – litter/environment enforcement 

19 May

Response by Haringey Borough Council to O.


Freedom of Information request – Bonus/Competency allowance for Kingdom Staff – litter/environment enforcement 

18 May

Request sent to Haringey Borough Council by O.


PFI Advisers – Conflict of Interest 

18 May

Response by Haringey Borough Council to Stuart Gamblin on 18 May 2017 .


PFI Advisers – Conflict of Interest 

18 May

Request sent to Haringey Borough Council by Stuart Gamblin on 18 May 2017 .


Market Trading Space in Wood Green Shopping City 

18 May

Response by Haringey Borough Council to Adrian Essex on 18 May 2017 .


Market Trading Space in Wood Green Shopping City 

17 May

Request sent to Haringey Borough Council by Adrian Essex on 17 May 2017 .


Bidding List Results 

17 May

Response by Haringey Borough Council to Ms.


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Parliament »

Higher Education: Admissions | Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Written Answers 

24 Jul

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, if he will make representations to UCAS on releasing anonymised individual data on applications and admissions to universities for the purpose of research on access to higher...


[Mr Christopher Chope in the Chair] – Housing Supply (London) | Westminster Hall debates 

15 Jul

I am against setting up a 1970s-style bureaucracy to impose rent control.


Disabled Students (University of Cambridge) | Commons debates 

7 Jul

The collegiate system is causing a tremendous problem for my constituent.


Disabled Students (University of Cambridge) | Commons debates 

7 Jul

The collegiate system is causing a tremendous problem for my constituent.


Davies Commission Report | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

1 Jul

In looking at the report over the coming months, will the Secretary of State consider the livelihoods of many in the UK— the 190,000 potential jobs, the 76,000 livelihoods of those currently working at Heathrow and the 10,000 apprenticeships...


Davies Commission Report | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

1 Jul

In looking at the report over the coming months, will the Secretary of State consider the livelihoods of many in the UK— the 190,000 potential jobs, the 76,000 livelihoods of those currently working at Heathrow and the 10,000 apprenticeships...


Education and Adoption Bill | Commons debates 

22 Jun

Last September could well turn out to be the most important month in my life.


Education and Adoption Bill | Commons debates 

22 Jun

Last September could well turn out to be the most important month in my life.


Engagements | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

17 Jun

It is both sad and disturbing that the number of reported rapes in Greater London has risen by 68% in the last 10 years.


Engagements | Oral Answers to Questions – Prime Minister | Commons debates 

17 Jun

It is both sad and disturbing that the number of reported rapes in Greater London has risen by 68% in the last 10 years.


[Mr David Crausby in the Chair] – Air Pollution (London) | Westminster Hall debates 

9 Jun

I will be very brief, Mr Crausby.


Mephedrone: Hampshire | Home Office | Written Answers 

26 Mar

Data specifically on the Gosport and Fareham area is not available as the Crime Survey for England and Wales does not allow sufficiently robust estimates to be made for smaller geographic areas.


Domestic Violence | Home Office | Written Answers 

25 Mar

Recommendation 11 of the HMIC report relates to a multi-agency inspection on domestic abuse.


Crimes of Violence: Blackpool | Home Office | Written Answers 

25 Mar

It is not possible to calculate the figures requested.


National Centre for Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research | Home Office | Written Answers 

25 Mar

The National Centre for Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) primarily receives Government funding through the Department for Business Innovation and Skills via the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Biotechnology...


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