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  • Labour Hammersmith & Fulham praised by Secretary of State in parliament

    Hammersmith & Fulham Council was the "apple" of Eric Pickles' eye back when the Conservative Party used to run the show but what does he think about how the new-Labour administration are doing. 

  • We can still save Charing Cross

    NHS – Time to concentrate on the facts


    The crisis in the NHS has dominated national news since New Year, but the crisis in west London is into its third year – since the announcement in 2012 that four A&Es and two major hospitals would be closed or downgraded. 

  • Independent report finds local NHS in crisis

    The inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) into our local hospitals was widely reported this week.

  • A wolf in sheep's clothing

    A week ago residents of Broadmead, a pleasant development of flats in West Kensington, had an unexpected visitor. The Mayor of London’s Deputy for Policing was stood at their doors with – he said – an early Christmas present.  In tow were sundry bemused looking local Conservatives.
    I am here, he proclaimed, to tell you that you will not be evicted from your homes.  The tenants, some of whom had lived at Broadmead for 20 years or more, were relieved.  But also confused...

  • 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: