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1 in 6 Lambeth residents to be affected by the Government’s benefit cuts

In April 2013 the government is making a series of cuts to benefits that will affect 1 in 6 Lambeth residents. Council Tax Benefit is being scrapped – the change will mean reductions in financial support for 20,758 Lambeth households Disability Living Allowance is being abolished – 9,000 people in Lambeth will be affected Housing … Continue reading

Thank you – Labour & Co-operative win with a 1,249 majority

Thank you to everyone who voted and helped in the Brixton Hill by-election. I’m chuffed to have received 1,593 votes, over 1,200 ahead of the second placed candidate and representing over 62% of the vote. We spoke to thousands of residents during the campaign and heard about a lot of issues. I’ll be working with … Continue reading