Divided Labour councillors back incinerator

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Labour councillors last night (17th January) voted down Lib Dem calls for the Edmonton incinerator project to be paused while a review takes place. The Labour group divided, with the Deputy Mayor abstaining, and many councillors choosing to avoid attending the meeting altogether.

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Alexandra West CPZ consultation launched

Haringey Council have launched a consultation for a new CPZ in the newly proposed area of 'Alexandra West'. Alexandra Liberal Democrat councillors have been engaging residents on the proposals and sharing their concerns directly with council officers.

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Incinerator U-Turn Cautiously Welcomed By Lib Dems

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Following Lib Dem calls for an extraordinary meeting of Haringey Full Council, which is currently due to be held in the first half of December, the ruling Labour Group have bowed to community pressure and performed a partial U-turn on the question of the proposed Edmonton Incinerator.

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Councillors REFUSE to debate incinerator proposal - extraordinary meeting planned by Lib Dems

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Liberal Democrat councillors submitted a request for an extraordinary meeting of Haringey Full Council last night, after Labour deliberately drew out a meeting to avoid debating a motion about their plans to build a new, polluting incinerator in one of the country’s most deprived areas. Yesterday evening’s (November 22nd) Full Council was the final scheduled meeting where the plan could be debated before the North London Waste Authority (who have the final say on the project, and which is made up of councillors from 5 London boroughs) votes on 16th December.

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Haringey’s SEND failures continue

The shocking scale of Haringey’s failures on children’s SEND provision was laid bare last night at a meeting of the council’s Children and Young People’s Scrutiny Panel. Amanda Bernard, the parent of a SEND young adult, put forward a deputation on behalf of a group of Haringey SEND parents.

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Labour Budget LEAK - Civic Centre costs balloon by £30 million

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Secret budget documents leaked to the Liberal Democrats have revealed that the costs of expanding council offices at the Civic Centre have more than doubled, from an estimated £24 million up to £54 million.

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Another poor OFSTED for Haringey Children’s Services

OFSTED has ordered Haringey to produce a Written Statement of Action due to ‘significant areas of weakness’ in the council’s special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) provision. This means that the borough will need to set out its plan to improve services, following which OFSTED will re-visit, to ensure implementation.

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