Coronavirus update (5th Mar 2020)

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A case of covid-19 (coronavirus) is being reported as confirmed in the neighbouring borough of Barnet. With this in mind we wanted to share an updated statement on covid-19 that Haringey Council published yesterday, which is included below.

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Councillor willfully deaf to fears of the Jewish community

A statement from Cllr Tammy Palmer, in response to a report in the Jewish Chronicle about comments made by Haringey Labour councillor Noah Tucker:

It is sickening but sadly not surprising to see Cllr Noah Tucker once again arguing for tolerating anti-Semitism within the Labour Party’s ranks and disputing claims that cases of anti-Jewish racism were mishandled by the party.

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Budget could and should have done more to support local businesses

Labour Councillors in Haringey are facing criticism after rejecting proposals to help local businesses struggling with the burden of Business Rates.

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Finsbury Park abortion protests prove law must change

Following a protest by an anti-abortion group outside the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) centre in Finsbury Park, a Haringey Lib Dem councillor is calling for a change in the law to protect service users from intimidation.

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Delays, delays, delays: Haringey Council still using disposable plastics in its buildings

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Single use plastics continue to be distributed in Council buildings, more than a year after the Labour-run authority claimed to be taking action on the issue. Liberal Democrat councillors have branded this the latest example of the Council’s inertia on environmental matters.

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Evictions show Council has failed in its 'duty of care' to Latin Market traders

The sending of bailiffs into the Wards Corner Latin Village in Seven Sisters marks an alarming escalation of threats to the market and the traders who depend on it, warn Haringey Liberal Democrats 

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Lib Dems to fund 20 more police officers across Hornsey & Wood Green

The Liberal Democrats have announced plans to fund at least 20 police officers across Hornsey & Wood Green as part of an extra £1bn nationwide investment into community policing.

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