Labour should consider council tax rise to save adult social services

The Government announced on Wednesday that councils can raise council tax by 2% and that the money raised would be ring-fenced to adult social care.

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Councillors oppose police cuts and call for residents’ support

The Metropolitan Police is considering scrapping all 1000 Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) working in neighbourhoods across London, including Haringey.

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Government plans council house sell-off despite 7546 families waiting for a home in Haringey

In just five years 149 council homes in Haringey could be sold-off under government plans to pay for the Right-to-Buy scheme for housing associations.

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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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