Latin Market: Cross-party review finds Council failed traders

Latin Market: Cross-party review finds Council failed traders

Haringey Council repeatedly mishandled the redevelopment of the Latin Market at Seven Sisters and in the process likely breached its equalities obligations, according to a damning report published today by its own Overview & Scrutiny Committee.

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Four Haringey schools not inspected for over a decade

Four Haringey schools not inspected for over a decade

Long gaps between inspections are threatening standards in Haringey schools, warn Liberal Democrat councillors. They have blamed the government policy of exempting schools that were rated 'outstanding' in their last inspection from routine inspections. Muswell Hill Primary School was last inspec...

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Warm words won’t cool our planet

Warm words won’t cool our planet

Responding to the motion on climate change passed by Labour conference on Tuesday 24th September, Tammy Palmer, councillor and Lib Dem campaigner for Tottenham, said that: “Here in Haringey, we have seen how Labour deals with the environment. They prefer making bold sounding statements to taking...

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All Labour is offering on Brexit is more confusion

All Labour is offering on Brexit is more confusion

In response to news that delegates at Labour conference have sided with Jeremy Corbyn and refused to back staying in the EU, Dawn Barnes, Councillor and Lib Dem parliamentary campaigner for Hornsey & Wood Green, said that: “We know that after all the uncertainty Brexit has created, people wa...

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This judgement shows a Prime Minister cannot waive away parliament if it doesn’t bend to his will

This judgement shows a Prime Minister cannot waive away parliament if it doesn’t bend to his will

Speaking in response to the unanimous ruling by the Supreme Court that the Prime Ministers decision to suspend parliament was unlawful and void, Tammy Palmer, councillor and Lib Dem parliamentary campaigner for Tottenham, said that: “There are lots of reasons to welcome this decision. It means M...

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Clear the fog around Haringey Council’s finances

Clear the fog around Haringey Council’s finances

Haringey Council needs to be more open about how it spends taxpayers' money says Dawn Barnes, councillor and Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Hornsey & Wood Green. The call comes after a recent investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism found that Haringey Council has been re...

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Budget black hole strengthens the case for scrapping Green Waste charges

Budget black hole strengthens the case for scrapping Green Waste charges

Haringey Council has been forced to admit that Labour’s decision to charge residents to dispose of Green Waste is failing to raise the money they had anticipated. A report presented at a meeting of the Council’s September Cabinet, showed that the revenue from Green Waste charges has fallen £200,...

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Reopen parliament so it can debate domestic violence law before more people die

Reopen parliament so it can debate domestic violence law before more people die

A 30% jump in domestic violence-related homicides shows parliament must be allowed to legislate to protect victims argues Tammy Palmer, Haringey councillor and Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate for Tottenham.

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Brexit to blame for unsafe hospitals

Brexit to blame for unsafe hospitals

Stop Brexit to save the NHS, says Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate, Cllr Dawn Barnes, in response to reports in the Observer that seven in ten NHS hospital trusts (including the North Middlesex University Hospital trust) are not meeting official safety standards.

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Dawn Barnes backs revoking Article 50

Dawn Barnes backs revoking Article 50

Dawn Barnes (centre) and Tammy Palmer (2nd from left - Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Tottenham) protesting against the Government's Brexit policy  Dawn Barnes, Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Hornsey & Wood Green, will campaign for an immediate end to Brexit. She has thrown her sup...

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Your local Liberal Democrats care passionately about this borough. As a local party we have campaigned to keep services at the Whittington hospital, secured more funding for local schools and worked tirelessly to improve local areas and amenities.

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