Author: Roger Mills

London Assembly health committee calls for greater certainty for health workers

The London Assembly Health Committee wants the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union to give health workers greater certainty about their future. In its fourth Brexit Directive letter to the Mayor, the London Assembly urges him to discuss whether the Government could provide a sector-specific guarantee for the rights of EU healthcare workers. “There are over 6,000 nurses from the European Union working in London’s health service.,” said a statement. “The capital’s health service is twice as reliant on EU staff as the rest of the country. “Reports that the number of EU nurses registering to work in...

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Carshalton College open event on March 6

The latest open event at Carshalton College has been announced. It is taking place on March 6. Click here to pre register. For our March open event we will be celebrating National Apprenticeship week with fun competitions and have-a-go activities such as: • Mini manicures  • Lay a brick  • Plumb a pipe  • Fuse a plug  • Plane some wood  • Fitness Testing/bike speed competition  • Games competition  • Childcare, virtual baby demos and interactive play equipment Plus: Find out about the courses on offer Meet our friendly and helpful tutors Take a tour of our excellent facilities Get Advice...

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Mayor of London’s £16 billion budget plans considered

Tomorrow, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will present his £16 billion Final Draft Budget for 2018/19 to London Assembly Members.The Final Draft Budget includes the following component budgets: Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (including the Metropolitan Police Service budget) Transport for London London Fire Commission London Legacy Development Corporation Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation Mayor of London London Assembly   After questioning the Mayor, the Assembly will consider the budget and approve it, with or without amendment.  Amendments are subject to securing the support of at least two-thirds of the Assembly Members present and voting.   The meeting...

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MP Tom backs establishment of Children’s Funeral Fund

Following the successful establishment of a Children’s Funeral Fund in Wales for bereaved parents, Carshalton and Wallington MP Tom Brake and over 150 fellow MPs have called for the Fund to be introduced UK-wide. Around 5,000 children die in the UK each year, leaving their families with unimaginable grief and unexpected funeral expenses. In March of 2017, the Welsh Government established a Children’s Funeral Fund to relieve low income parents of the financial strain funerals can have on families. Tom said: “I support and sympathise with parents who have lost their children to tragic accidents, birth complications, or life-limiting...

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Heather Small – Voice of M People to play London concert

HEATHER SMALL – The Voice of M PEOPLE plays LONDON – ULU (London University) on Friday 20th April! Heather Small, born 20th January 1965, grew up on a West London council estate. From going to Sunday school and attending the ‘Good News Club’, religion and faith became an important aspect of Heather’s life. Growing up in 70’s Britain and not wanting to be stereotyped or treated differently, Heather knew that she wanted to make something of herself. Even though Heather battled with shyness and severe nerves, she joined her first band Hot!House who released two albums in the late 80’s....

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