Category Archives: National Health Service

Dismore questions Mayor over impact of Brexit extension on the NHS

At today’s Mayor’s Question Time, Andrew Dismore AM, Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden, questioned the Mayor Sadiq Khan over the impact of Brexit extension on EU Londoners and the NHS. Mr Dismore asked: ‘What do you consider the priorities now to be over Brexit, now that an extension has been granted until Oct 31st, especially for EU […]

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Barnet Council finally admit high risks of Brexit

Barnet Council has finally admitted to Brexit-related risks affecting the Council. On 20th February, Barnet’s Policy and Resources Committee met to discuss the issue, the committee report stating that Brexit would result in three highly likely, high impact risks. These included the likelihood that more EU nationals would leave the country or fewer arrive, resulting in loss of skilled staff […]

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Ravenscroft medical practice move opposed

A scheme by Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to move the Ravenscroft Medical Practice (RMP) in Golders Green to the GP practice in Finchley Memorial Hospital (FMH) has been opposed by Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden Andrew Dismore and Childs Hill Councillor Anne Clarke. They have written to the Chair of Barnet CCG Dr Charlotte Benjamin. Mr […]

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LSE report lays bare Brexit damage to Barnet

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has published a damning report on the likely impact of Brexit on Barnet. The report focuses on the impact on public services and local businesses, concluding that increased public expenditure will be needed, as will strong links to the EU, and a welcoming attitude to migrants. The report assessed the impact […]

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Dismore questions Mayor on key worker housing and the Royal Free scheme to sell Queen Mary’s House for luxury flats

At today’s London Assembly Mayor’s Question Time Andrew Dismore AM, Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden, questioned the Mayor on the Royal Free scheme to sell Queen Mary’s House for luxury flats and the need for key worker housing in Hampstead (video here). Mr Dismore said: ‘At the Royal Free Hospital on Monday, the Prime Minister announced the […]

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