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  • Refugee Crisis 03/09/15

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  • Andy backs call for support for Hammersmith families living with devastating condition

    Today on World Duchenne Day (7 Sept), local MP Andy Slaughter is calling for better support for families in Hammersmith living with the life-limiting muscle-wasting condition.

  • Summer round up

    What’s going on up at the Scrubs?

    Meaning the open space and the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation that has taken over the area.

    London’s biggest development site, and the UK’s biggest infrastructure project, is going to be with us for many years to come and is going to have a profound effect on the lives of those who live around it.

    In addition to HS2, Crossrail and new Overground stations, there are plans for 24,000 new homes and 50,000 jobs.

  • Latest Charing Cross news and summertime in H&F

    NHS update – what’s happening to Charing Cross

    I have had a series of meetings on the future of our local NHS, and Charing Cross Hospital in particular, in the last two weeks.  These have ranged from seeing the management of Imperial Healthcare Trust, who run Charing Cross, Hammersmith and St Mary’s, to the long-awaited meeting with the Department of Health on the whole ‘Shaping a Healthier Future Programme’ – the blueprint for A&E and other acute service closures across west London.

  • Still time to stop the 3rd Runway

    Those of us who have monitored and resisted Heathrow’s relentless attempts at expansion over the past 30 years will have been disappointed but not surprised when the Davies Commission last week backed a 3rd Runway.  To be sited north-west of the current airport, it would create flight paths directly over central Hammersmith and Shepherds Bush along with other parts of west London currently unaffected by intrusive noise.

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  • End the Postcode Lottery

    Andy Slaughter MP campaigns to end the ovarian cancer postcode lottery

    The Labour MP for Hammersmith has signed up to a new campaign to end the ovarian cancer postcode lottery, launched by national charity Target Ovarian Cancer

  • Breath of Fresh Air

    Andy Slaughter MP is calling for greater efforts to tackle air pollution in Hammersmith.

  • Good Citiziens

    Andy Slaughter MP celebrates work of Citizens Advice in Hammersmith & Fulham

    Andy Slaughter MP has thanked staff and volunteers at Hammersmith & Fulham Citizens Advice Bureau for providing constituents with the advice and support they need to solve their problems.

  • Save the Whales

    Hammersmith MP Andy Slaughter supports calls for an end to Japan’s Antarctic whaling

    Andy Slaughter MP has shown his support for whales by signing the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s (IFAW) whale board and backing calls for a permanent end to Japan’s Antarctic whaling.

  • Busy Bee MP

    Andy Slaughter, MP for Hammersmith says: keep the ban on bee-harming pesticides

    Andy Slaughter MP has committed to protect bees in the UK, speaking out against proposed plans to temporarily lift a ban on bee harming pesticides.