Category Archives: Press Releases

Dismore raises Government’s inadequate response to London fire risk

At today’s London Assembly Mayor’s Question Time Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden Andrew Dismore AM questioned the Mayor over the Government response to fire risk in London’s built environment. Mr Dismore said: ‘Is the Government taking seriously the risks to ordinary Londoners in London’s built environment? ‘Of the 251 tall buildings in London with ACM cladding, 173 […]

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Dirt from waste sites in Cricklewood branded “Unacceptable”

The dirt and mess emanating from vehicles travelling to and from the new Rail Freight Facility (RFF) in Cricklewood has been branded “unacceptable” by local Labour representatives. In a letter to Barnet Council, Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden Andrew Dismore, Barnet Councillor Anne Clarke and Camden Councillor Lorna Russell called on Barnet to “get a grip” of […]

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Dismore backs demands for better long-term funding deal for TfL

“Draconian” proposals to extend the congestion charge zone and remove free travel for under-18s and older Londoners should not be put back on the table by the Government during future TfL emergency funding negotiations, local Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, has urged. At today’s London Assembly Plenary meeting, Mr Dismore voted in favour of a motion backing these calls. The […]

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Dismore raises poor broadband coverage highlighted by the impact of Covid on Londoners working from home

At today’s London Assembly plenary on  COVID-19 and London’s economy Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden Andrew Dismore AM questioned Councillor Georgia Gould, Local Enterprise Partnership for London (LEAP) Board Member, and Chair of the London Recovery Taskforce’s Economic Recovery Working Group, about the impact of poor full fibre broadband and digital exclusion on London, brought to the […]

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36% drop in rough sleeping in Camden over summer

The number of rough sleepers recorded on Camden’s streets fell by 36% between July and September, compared to the same period in 2019. Local London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, has said that these figures, recently released by the Greater London Authority (GLA), reveal some of the “positive strides” that the ‘Everyone In’ campaign made on tackling homelessness in the […]

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