Labour council to spend up to £1.7m on 16 IT temps

Haringey’s Labour-run council is due to spend nearly £2m on 16 temporary IT staff (Full Time Equivalent). The figures were disclosed in a report discussed at a Haringey Cabinet meeting on 20th October at the Civic Centre in Wood Green.

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Tax credit changes will hammer thousands of families in Haringey

14,300 families in Haringey will lose out under plans recently announced by the Conservative Government to cut tax credits.

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Review into suicide of teenager finds failings by Haringey Council and police

Yet another serious case review was released yesterday afternoon (19th October 2015) by Haringey Local Safeguarding Children Board. The review took place following the suicide of a teenager in January 2014. 

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Haringey Labour must do more to help refugees

Cllr Gail Engert has written an article for the local Ham and High Broadway newspaper on why Haringey Labour needs to do more to support refugees.

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5p bag charge-time to ditch the plastic

From this week (5th October) there will be a new 5p charge on plastic bags in larger shops.

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Council hands £15m from sale of council homes to government-instead of building homes with the cash

Labour-run Haringey Council has handed the government £15m from the sale of local council homes under right-to-buy. The Labour council had to give the money to the government after they failed to spend the cash on building new affordable homes for rent.

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Labour Cabinet due to spent nearly £86,000 of public money to rebrand Haringey Council

A Labour Cabinet member is due to agree to spend nearly £86,000 of public money to rebrand Haringey Council next Friday.

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