Category Archives: Culture

Dismore speaks up for London Heritage

At today’s City Hall plenary to approve the Mayor’s culture strategy, Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden Andrew Dismore asked the Mayor: ‘How will your Culture Strategy reinforce and support the Draft London Plan in protecting London’s at-risk heritage, especially when a new development is proposed, bearing in mind the number of specialist heritage officer posts lost or […]

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Dismore joins campaign to save Midland Hotel

Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden Andrew Dismore has backed plans to list the Midland Hotel pub in Hendon as an Asset of Community Value. An application was submitted to demolish the building and replace it with 59 residential dwellings, none of which are affordable. Reverend Dr Julia Candy, the priest in charge of the local parish of […]

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Dismore backs teaching of Diwali in London schools

At today’s City Hall Plenary meeting Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden Andrew Dismore AM moved a motion to recognise the importance of Diwali in the lives of Hindu, Sikh and Jain Londoners and the importance of teaching Diwali in London schools. In moving the motion, Mr Dismore said: ‘Diwali is celebrated by many thousands of Londoners in […]

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Dismore calls for recognition of WW1 Chinese Labour Corps

At today’s City Hall Plenary meeting, Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden Andrew Dismore AM called for recognition of WW1 Chinese Labour Corps, when speaking in the debate to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. After the debate Mr Dismore said: ‘The Chinese Labour Corps made a long forgotten but tremendous contribution to […]

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