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  • E-News 28/11/14

    H&F’s health crisis debated in Parliament

  • Andy slams £120k taxpayer-funded junket to the US for top NHS bosses

    Health boss pulls out of £120,000 taxpayer-funded 'study tour'

  • Back the Bill to Save the NHS

    21/11/14

  • Lest We Forget - 14/11/14

    E-news at 14/11/14

  • Government cuts leave vulnerable families exposed

    Hammersmith’s most vulnerable families set to lose key funding, warn children’s charity

    More than £170m of funding for emergency grants and essential support to help families in a crisis is under threat from Government cuts.

  • Free Ghoncheh Ghavami

    UPDATE: The petition to free Ghoncheh has reached over 700k signatures. Have you signed yet? If not, please click here and visit the Change.Org website and add your name to the hundreds and thousands already calling for Ghoncheh's immediate release and return to Shepherds Bush.

    In Parliament (06/11/14) Andy Slaughter MP raised the case of his constituent, Ghoncheh Ghavami, who has been imprisoned in Iran. Ms. Ghavami is a Shepherds Bush resident who holds a British-Iranian passport. In a special debate on Iran, Hammersmith MP Andy Slaughter, said:

  • Debating the NHS and Palestine

    Commons debate on Government NHS failure

    On Wednesday Parliament had its first chance since the summer to debate the crisis in the NHS.  For me it was an opportunity to update  a wider audience on the situation in west London, where we are not only undergoing the biggest hospital closure programme in the history of the NHS but are widely seen as a guinea pig for the rest of the country were the present Government re-elected.

  • Tory Minister forces through compulsory purchase of Shepherds Bush Market

    Breaking news - Tory Minister forces through compulsory purchase of Shepherds Bush Market

    The shopkeepers and stall holders of Shepherds Bush Market have been fighting a long-running campaign against property developer Orion to preserve their shops and businesses.

    In an outrageous attempt to replace the 100 year-old market, housing for vulnerable people and the small shops on Goldhawk Road with luxury flats, the previous Tory council acted as agent for the developer.  They assembled the land, gave planning permission for over 200 flats none of which was affordable and even tried compulsory purchase (CPO) of the businesses that would not shift. 

  • Andy calls for new public consultation into west London healthcare

    Hammersmith MP Andy Slaughter has called for a full public consultation into healthcare changes in west London

  • Anyone for Tennis?

    Hammersmith MP Andy Slaughter opens new tennis courts at Brook Green