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SIGN OUR BEAM PARK STATION PETITION

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The Government has decided to withdraw approval to create a new station on the Beam Park development. The station on the c2c line was to service the well over 3,500 new homes off New Road between Rainham and Dagenham Dock. The Labour MP for Dagenham and Rainham is taking up the issue the Government's Secretary of State for Transport and has raised a petition. Please sign the petition here 

My current campaigns

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Jon in Parliament

Jon Cruddas MP has pursued his campaign to halt the rip off being suffered by leaseholders and shared owners of apartments. Service charges levied by freeholders of blocks of flats have been escalating to the point where… Read more

Jon in Wennington

Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham has stated his strong opposition to the recent pre planning application to excavate a sand and gravel quarry at Rainham Lodge Farm, Berwick Road.

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Jon in Westminster

Dagenham and Rainham Labour MP, Jon Cruddas, successfully called for a debate in Parliament on the funding crisis engulfing Havering Council. The debate took place on Tuesday 28 November.

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Controlled Parking Zone Campaign

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In just three weeks 1151 residents have responded to the informal controlled parking zone consultation launched by Jon Cruddas MP, with 989 completing an online survey, 54 direct emails and 108 responses by post. 86% of constituents taking part said they did not support the scheme and 70% of people have expressed that there was poor communication between the community and council, with many pointing out the unfortunate timing of the consultation when residents were preoccupied with the pandemic. Read more.

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Our successes

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Dagenham Civic Centre campaigners
Civic Centre
Saved
After eighteen months of campaigning, which included a survey to all 30,000 households in Dagenham, over 4,000 petition signatures, 33 video testimonies from members of the public, and a candle lit vigil which attracted over 400 local residents – the future of the iconic Dagenham Civic Centre was… READ MORE
Jon with anti prison campaigns
Prison
Stopped
In the last seven years there have been two proposals to build a ‘super-prison' in Dagenham & Rainham, and both times the community mobilised and knocked the plans back. In 2009 15,000 residents signed a petition against the proposals to build a 1,500 capacity prison at the Beam Park site.… READ MORE
Jon and team outside police station
Police Station
Saved
On Wednesday 1st November 2017 On Wednesday 1st November 2017 after a three month campaign led by Jon Cruddas MP, and supported by the council, the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime has announced that Dagenham police station has been saved. This was an another example of people power winning.… READ MORE

Latest Dagenham News

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Jon speaking

Jon Cruddas MP has welcomed news that at last action is being taken on the scandalously high building insurance costs that have been forced on leaseholders and shared owners. Jon has mounted a campaign on behalf of leaseholders of apartments in Dagenham and Rainham to cut the premiums… Read more

Jon in Rainham

Jon Cruddas MP and Labour’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Dagenham and Rainham, Margaret Mullane, have commented on the shocking levels of homelessness affecting Havering and Barking and Dagenham and the terrible impact across England. Jon and Margaret have put… Read more

Daggers

Jon Cruddas MP has been contacted in regard to the annual "Daggers Celebrate Diversity Day". The Diversity Day will take place on Saturday 24th February 2024 and Daggers will be playing FC Halifax Town in the Vanarama National League, kicking off at 3pm.

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Latest Rainham News

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Jon speaking

Jon Cruddas MP has welcomed news that at last action is being taken on the scandalously high building insurance costs that have been forced on leaseholders and shared owners. Jon has mounted a campaign on behalf of leaseholders of apartments in Dagenham and Rainham to cut the premiums… Read more

Jon in Rainham

Jon Cruddas MP and Labour’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Dagenham and Rainham, Margaret Mullane, have commented on the shocking levels of homelessness affecting Havering and Barking and Dagenham and the terrible impact across England. Jon and Margaret have put… Read more

mmr

Jon Cruddas is calling on anyone who isn’t vaccinated to urgently come forward to get their measles (MMR) vaccine amid rising cases in the West Midlands and concerns of a rapid outbreak in London in coming weeks if action… Read more

Community Focus

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matt

Last month, Jon Cruddas MP’s team had the pleasure of speaking with Councillor Matt Stanton the Labour Ward Councillor for Beam Park Ward in Havering. Matt was… Read more

drufc

Last month, Jon Cruddas MP’s team had the pleasure of speaking with the Dagenham Rugby Union Football Club. Dagenham RUFC was started in 1991 by a group of friends… Read more

Glen and Gill Zarach Havering

Bex Wilson is a Deputy Head Teacher at an inner-city Primary School in Leeds. In 2017, whilst teaching an 11-year-old boy, she noticed he wasn’t his usual happy… Read more

ILA photo

This month, Jon Cruddas MP’s team had the pleasure and privilege of meeting with The Independent Living Agency (ILA). The Independent Living Agency is based in… Read more

The selfless volunteers at Dagenham Foodbank.

This month, Jon Cruddas MP’s team had the pleasure of meeting with Dagenham Foodbank. Dagenham Foodbank is part of the Trussell Trust which is a charity that works… Read more

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A playgroup/pre-school in Rainham that was founded in 1971 is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.  Brenda Dorman, the original founder of Chandlers Chatters playgroup/pre-school, was inspired to open a playgroup because of her own children. Once she… Read more