Category Archives: National Health Service

Test and Trace app could be delayed until the Autumn – Health Secretary must explain why

Delays to the Test and Trace app need urgent explanation, Labour’s London Assembly Fire and Resilience Spokesperson, Andrew Dismore AM, says. This comes after the London Assembly was informed that the App may not be ready before the Autumn, despite promises to the contrary by the Government. Writing to the Health Secretary, Matt Hancock MP, Mr Dismore urged clarity of […]

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Letter to editors with Cllr Anne Clarke on PHE report into Covid impact on BAME communities

Dear Editor, Last week, the Government bowed to pressure and released Public Health England’s report on coronavirus health inequalities. The report confirmed Black, Asian and minority ethnic people are more likely to contract and die from Covid-19. This tragic and unjust situation demands action, so we are disappointed the report made no recommendations to the Government. It is also concerning […]

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Huge win for Mayor as Government u-turn on face coverings

The Government has performed a u-turn after sustained lobbying from the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, forced them to change their position on requiring face coverings whilst using public transport. Mr Khan called for the change in April. Also welcoming the news was Barnet and Camden London Assembly Member Andrew Dismore, who raised the issue at Mayor’s Question Time last […]

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