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Lambeth Green Group doing what Labour should be: standing up for homeless families in Temporary Accommodation

On Wednesday last week, at the full council meeting Lambeth Labour voted down a Green Party motion seeking to improve the state of Temporary Accommodation for homeless families in Lambeth (1). At the end of June 2021, Lambeth was housing 2,895 households in Temporary Accommodation: over 2% of the local population. This includes 4,258 children, […]

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Statement following the publication of the report into Child Sexual Abuse in Lambeth

“Our thoughts today are with all the survivors – and those who did not survive – the atrocious sexual abuse which took place over decades in Lambeth. “Over the last seven years, green councillors have met with survivors, listened to them and supported them, particularly as they have sought compensation through Lambeth Council’s redress scheme. […]

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Green Party councillors secure support for 80 more child refugees in Lambeth

Lambeth Council will now take 100 child refugees following a Green Party amendment that was passed at Wednesday’s council meeting. The fivefold increase from the previous commitment to take just 20 refugees under the Safe Passage pledge brings the council in line with other local authorities such as green run Brighton and Hove (1) (2). […]

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Lambeth to award scandal-hit outsourcing firm Serco a £118.7m waste contract

Green Party councillors have vowed to challenge last night’s decision by Lambeth Council’s cabinet to partner with controversial outsourcing firm Serco Ltd. At last night’s cabinet meeting, Lambeth Labour councillors agreed to award the firm – which has been embroiled in a catalogue of abuses, fraud and failures – a waste contract worth over £100m […]

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Lambeth Labour councillors reject call for Universal Basic Income

As millions continue to fall through the cracks of government support packages, the call for a trial of Universal Basic Income has been rejected for a second time by Lambeth’s Labour councillors. At last night’s full council meeting, Lambeth’s Labour councillors voted against a Universal Basic Income for Lambeth residents, for the second time. It […]

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Council agrees to address the unequal impacts of Covid-19 on women with disabilities

A motion has been passed by Lambeth Council to support women with disabilities. Lambeth Green Party councillors tabled the motion at last night’s full council meeting, demanding action to alleviate the multiple inequalities experienced by women with disabilities and heightened in the current economic and health crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic (1). The council will […]

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Council urged to continue with Low Traffic Neighbourhood schemes

Green Party councillors are urging Lambeth council to continue its support for Low Traffic Neighbourhoods at tonight’s full council meeting. The call comes as the council will vote on a motion that demands the reversal of Low Traffic Neighbourhood schemes across the borough (1). St Leonards Green Cllr, Nicole Griffiths says: “Low Traffic Neighbourhoods are […]

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Gipsy Hill Greens oppose plans to demolish Truslove House on the Central Hill Estate

Homes for Lambeth plans to demolish a building used for the temporary accommodation of homeless households, to erect a multi-storey housing block. Serious questions have been raised, however, as to what this might mean for the broader regeneration of the estate. By presenting the Roman Rise development as a “small” site with “100% affordable” housing […]

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Council to sever ties with controversial Thorncliffe Communications

Council’s development company Homes for Lambeth says it will end its relationship with of lobbyists following pressure from Green councillors Lambeth Council has said that it’s development arm Homes for Lambeth will be “concluding” its commission of Thorncliffe Communications, with a different company taking on its consultation work. It comes after pressure from Green Party […]

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