Lewisham East Chair Helena Croft has hailed the UK’s public finances as reaching a ‘turning point’ following the Chancellor’s Spring Statement, with the independent economic outlook showing a ‘solid foundation on which to build Britain’s economic future’.
Antisemitism continues to thrive in the Labour Party in south east London. Earlier this week, the comrades in Lewisham Deptford stepped up their hard-line campaign against other London branches adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism.
In the year since the modern Industrial Strategy was launched, £45 billion has been committed to support local infrastructure, research and development and businesses to back high-skilled jobs in communities across the country.
Lewisham Labour pledged to target 50% affordable housing over the next four years in new build properties throughout Lewisham. They have started by deciding that none are needed in the New Cross or Bell Green flats being built, even though it was a major pledge in their local manifesto.
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