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London Employment Reaches a Record High

London Employment reaches a record high as wages rise at their fastest pace in a decade

 

Figures released today show wages have risen at their fastest pace in 10 years as employment reaches a record high, with more than 32.5 million people currently in work.

 

Anti-Semitism in Deptford

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.

Autumn Budget Brief

Yesterday, Chancellor Phillip Hammond made his annual budget statement. 

 

Below are key points announced yesterday that will have an impact on London and Londoners.

 

Regional statistics in London:

 

Lewisham Conservatives Welcomes Winter Social Care Funding

Today, the government has announced how much additional funding local authorities in England will receive to ease pressures over winter thanks to our balanced approach to the economy, including £1,367,882 for Lewisham.

 

Birthday Celebration

With the recent birthday of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, West Lewisham and Penge Conservative Association held an event in celebration that was attended by Gareth Johnson MP.

 

Lewisham Council Decide No Affordable Housing is Required

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.

Nan's Bar? More Nan's State

‘Lewisham Council have not offered another place to us. They have sent us an eviction notice, with no reason why?’ reads a tweet by Little Nan’s Bar in the Catford Broadway theatre.