Refugees should be welcome in Haringey and the UK-an open letter

The Lib Dem Leader of the Opposition in Haringey, Cllr Gail Engert has penned an open letter calling on Labour-run Haringey Council to welcome refugees and calling for David Cameron to make a concrete commitment to accept many more refugees in the UK.

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Haringey has most fly-tipping in the UK

Haringey has the most fly-tipping in the whole of the UK according to a Freedom of Information request by the Press Association.

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What a load of rubbish! 54,000 complaints about rubbish in Haringey in just 2 years

54,000 complaints about rubbish in Haringey in just 2 years. Haringey’s Labour-run council had 54,365 complaints about fly-tipping, littering and missed waste collections in just 2 years.

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Haringey’s £300k finger-licking funding of chicken restaurant criticised by Liberal Democrats

Haringey Liberal Democrats have attacked the local Labour-run Council following the decisions to award a chicken restaurant £300,000 in grants and loans and allow a listed building in Tottenham to be used for the new restaurant.

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Labour council spends £56m on consultants, interims and agency staff in just 2 years

Labour-run Haringey Council’s massive £56m bill for consultants, interims and agency staff has been uncovered by Haringey Liberal Democrats. In just 2 years the Labour-run council in North London and its housing arm, Homes for Haringey (HFH) spent £9.7m on interim staff, £38.1m on agency staff and £8.3m on consultants.

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Labour are not doing enough to support community centres

Haringey Liberal Democrats have criticised the Labour-run for not providing enough support for local community centres. Some centres in the borough are having their funding cut or are being asked to pay more rent which they are struggling to find.

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Local Labour MP fails to vote against welfare cuts which will hit thousands of local residents

Local Labour MP Catherine West failed to vote against controversial welfare cuts which are estimated to affect 16,500 residents in Haringey.

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