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The 'bedroom tax' - have your say!

Apr 11, 2013

Jon Cruddas MP: "The changes to the welfare and council tax benefts that were intorduced this month are hitting the local community hard. Many constituents have already raised their concerns through my office. I would be much obliged if you would take a few moments to fill in the survey below. Your views and opinions surrounding the 'bedroom tax' will be invaluable in the coming months when we look at the national impact."

Unemployment statistics by constituency for January 2013

Feb 20, 2013

The number of unemployed claimants in Dagenham and Rainham constituency in January 2013 was 3,509. This represents a rate of 7.2% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 126th highest of the 650 UK constituencies. (1st = highest rate of unemployment, 650th = lowest rate of unemployment.) This figure fluctuated in December 2012 but in comparison to November 2012 there has been improvement.

Traffic and parking concerns in Rainham

Jan 29, 2013

Traffic and parking concerns in Rainham

Jon Cruddas MP: “Over the past few weeks many parents have come forward to express their growing concern regarding the parking and traffic flow around Rainham schools during school time. I need your help and views on what’s best for the area to help alleviate the problem.”

Whybridge Junior School provides 5,000 gift boxes for needy children

Dec 21, 2012

 

Whybridge Junior School, on Ford Lane, is hosting 15 volunteers and more than 5,000 boxes of gifts for needy children as part of the Salvation Army’s Operation Christmas Child. This is the second year running that the Rainham based school has teamed up with the charity. 

Would you like to be a Magistrate?

Nov 21, 2012

 

Dagenham Park law students have launched a project to raise awareness of the importance of Magistrates in the UK legal system. The campaign also highlights the need for more volunteers within Dagenham and Rainham. Magistrates play an important role in the legal system at a local level, authorising actions such as arrests; detention; search and seizure of property.

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