Poverty is very real in Wandsworth, it’s not the time to withdraw support.

For over 40 years, this council and government have believed in an orthodoxy that the “invisible hand” of the market, is the most efficient way of distributing resources. So what use is government and under the Conservatives, their government has become; useless. Poverty begins at home and with too few council rent homes, waiting lists…

What I’ve been up to, in last 2 months, in Tooting Ward

We have school holiday extension to opening times at Fishponds Playing Fields, with school children activities, but everyone can come in and enjoy. We have worked with Forever Fishponds and have been fighting a 10-year battle for extended opening times, we need to make it permanent though. After helping CREW with a grant application, CREW…

A developer’s dream, for ordinary Wandsworth people, anything but.

The Nine Elms “sky-pool” and so many million-pound investment boxes, was probably just a crazed estate agents and developers’ dream once, but 43 years of Wandsworth Conservative Party rule has realised those fantasies. The early 1980s local government funding review formula, rewarded high needs and low means, but also; service provision reduction, handy for Conservative…