With the ongoing cuts to our National Health Service, it is more important now than ever before, to fight for more investment locally. Our services have been cut back to the bare minimum and standards have slipped. This is just unacceptable.
For the last four years Jon Cruddas has been pushing for more health provision in Rainham, to meet the needs of local people.
Secret plans recently leaked to the press have revealed that London Mayor, Boris Johnson intends to close all of the 268 underground and overground ticket offices in London over the next two years. This is bad news for Londoners but could also have a detrimental effect on local commuters.
Jon Cruddas Member of Parliament for Dagenham and Rainham has been contacted by a number of residents in Whalebone Ward regarding the ongoing parking problems there. Over 150 local residents have presented Jon with a petition highlighting that commuters using Chadwell Heath Station use much of the nearby space to park their cars up before heading to work, and leave them there till late in the evening resulting in residents not be able to park in their own road.
Jon Cruddas MP recently undertook a survey in Melville Road and Cowper Road in Rainham regarding the problems residents were facing trying to park in their own road. Many residents complained to Jon that commuters using Rainham Rail Station use Melville and Cowper Road to park their cars up before heading to work and leave them there till late in the evening resulting in residents not be able to park in their own road.
Jon Cruddas MP is fighting cuts to the emergency services in Havering. New plans propose that Hornchurch Fire Station should lose its Fire Rescue Unit (FRU). The Fire Rescue Unit is specialist equipment that deals primarily with road crashes but are instrumental in responding to any terrorist attack within London. The proposals will mean that the London Borough of Havering will be left with no Fire Rescue Units which will leave the whole of East London under-protected.
We are pleased to announce that ‘Campaign packs’ are now available to local residents wishing to do some canvassing and petition collecting down their street. The packs also include window posters and information sheets on the possible disadvantages of having a large scale prison facility in the local area. Please fill in the form below to request one.
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."