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Over the last few weeks Jon Cruddas MP has been contacted by hundreds of local residents across Dagenham, including but not exclusive to the Rylands Estate, raising their concerns about the Controlled Parking Zone being introduced in the area by Barking and Dagenham Council.… Read more

Royal Mail and the CWU have announced that they will work together to deliver postal apprenticeships for ages 16-17. Recruitment will be in line with the principles set out in the joint statement and most likely in medium and large Delivery Offices which are able to provide the… Read more

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This week Cadent contacted Jon Cruddas MP to provide information for their upcoming gas mains replacement Scheme at Ballard's Road, Dagenham. Although this will inevitably cause a few disruptions to the daily lives of residents the mains are being… Read more

Residents of Ford Lane, Rainham recently reported to Jon Cruddas MP that parking bays located on the road have become extremely faded, causing the problem of countless parking tickets being issued. Jon's action team were on the doors last month speaking to residents about local… Read more

On the 73rd anniversary of the creation of the NHS, Labour MPs highlighted the scandal of over 5 million people now on the waiting list for NHS treatment, and pointed to the shocking failure of Government that left the NHS struggling with growing… Read more

Jon Cruddas MP has today joined Labour's pledge to make, buy and sell more in Britain and under a future Labour government. The party has unveiled a plan to raise standards, award more public contracts to British businesses and bring the jobs of the… Read more

In the recent Queen's Speech, the Government formally announced their plans to introduce mandatory Voter ID at the next election. This policy requires voters to present photo ID to vote at polling stations in future elections.

Labour have called on the… Read more

Tomorrow (Saturday 26 June) marks Armed Forces Day. This year the day falls against a backdrop of uncertainty for our veterans and current service personnel as the Armed Forces Bill passes through Parliament. Last year the Labour Party launched ?Labour Friends of the Forces' and this… Read more

The Social Action team at London Riverside Church (LRC) are hosting a ?Love the Borough' event over the weekend of 10 -11 July 2021. Over the two days LRC will undertake a variety of community projects within Barking and Dagenham.

One… Read more

The number of unemployed claimants in Dagenham and Rainham constituency in May 2021 was 6,530. This represents a rate of 9.3% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64. The equivalent UK claimant rate was 6.0%.

There… Read more

Today is Clean Air Day 2021 and this year the theme is "protect our children's health from air pollution". Clean Air Day is the UK's largest air pollution campaign which helps to drive a positive shift in public knowledge and action; and is a chance to find out more about air… Read more

At the end of May Dagenham United Charity, Box Up Crime and EMH Hawks U8's football club were nominated to be part of the Asda Foundation's brand-new Green Token Giving online voting scheme. Customers may have seen the green token scheme in store, but to make voting easier… Read more

At the beginning of June Transport for London reached an agreement with the Government which extends financial support for services until December 2021. The additional £1.08 billion of base funding means that TfL will be able to:

At the start of this month (June 2021) Hackman Capital Partners sent a letter to all nearby residents in Dagenham East updating them on the progress of London's largest film studios destined for the old Sanofi Aventis site.

In 2020 HCP entered into an… Read more

Recently, the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Council conducted a Women's Safety Survey to understand where… Read more

Last month (May) plans to further expand waste incineration at Belvedere came to light. Jon Cruddas MP who fought against the original expansion over a two-year campaign, raised his concerns and opposition with the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

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This week, Jon Cruddas MP's team had the pleasure of meeting with Dagenham resident, horticultural enthusiast and charity volunteer, John Seaman. John is part of the National Garden Scheme in Essex. The scheme gives visitors access to over 3500 exceptional private gardens in… Read more

This week the Child Poverty Action Group held a briefing session for MPs ahead of the Westminster Hall debate on Child Food Poverty planned for Monday 24 May.

The session highlighted that there are currently 4.3 million children living in households… Read more

Last week, Jon Cruddas MP's team had the pleasure of meeting with the London Riverside Church in Parsloes Avenue, Dagenham. The London Riverside Church is a contemporary expression of church on the East side of London, who has served the Dagenham community since 1927. They are… Read more

Last week, Jon Cruddas MP heard the news that Barking and Dagenham Council has reopened the former Grays Court Community Hospital as a homeless hostel. The building was reopened under the name "Grays Court" on the 17th of May.

The facilities… Read more