Over 15,000 London homes still have Grenfell-style cladding

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 removal of Grenfell type cladding from tall buildings. (Video here) Mr Dismore asked: ‘At an absolute minimum, there are 132 high rise residential buildings in London where dangerous ACM-style cladding has yet to be fixed. That does […]

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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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Camden Coroner slammed for “cruel” position on invasive post mortems for Jewish people

Labour London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden Andrew Dismore has criticised the attitude of the Senior Coroner for North London Mary Hassell, who ordered an invasive post-mortem of a Jewish man, despite the request of his family not to. Ms Hassell was successfully legally challenged last year and the court ruled against her for not taking into account requests […]

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Fire safety standards found to be lacking at 24 Barnet care homes

24 care homes in Barnet were found to be failing to meet fire safety standards through London Fire Brigade (LFB) audits carried out following the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Responding to the figures, obtained from a written answer by the Mayor of London, local London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, urged care homes to “co-operate fully with the LFB to get […]

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letter to editors on climate change

Dear Editor, I was pleased to see that the Committee on Climate Change has recently advised the Government that its proposed ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars should be brought forward. Under current plans it will come into force by 2040, but the Committee says it should happen at least a decade sooner. This echoes the recommendations […]

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