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On Friday (10.09.21) residents of Dagenham Village met with Jon Cruddas MP on Church Street to accept a petition against the Controlled Parking Zone due to be introduced to the area imminently. Despite the majority of residents voting against the scheme, the council are… Read more

Memorial Wall

Katherine Edmunds of Blacksmiths Lane Rainham reached out to Jon Cruddas as her MP to join her and her father, Peter Pears on Wednesday 8 September to commemorate the loss of her brother and Peter's son, Matt  who died as a result of the Covid pandemic.

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On Monday 6 September Jon Cruddas MP was contacted by the government with details of a new Covid-19 Test Centre in Dagenham which opened on the same day. The new test centre is located at the Ballard Road Car Park, The Leys, RM10 9TP and will be a ‘walk-through' local… Read more

John Cruddas

 

This week the Joseph Rowntree Foundation published constituency level data which highlighted the devastating impact of the government's planned £20 cut to Universal Credit and Working Tax Credit.

The analysis shows that… Read more

Berwick Road

Residents of Berwick Road Rainham are campaigning to persuade TfL to stop double decker buses on this part of the route due to causing cracks in their homes.

Dennis Clark and neighbours have raised complaints with TfL and Stagecoach, the bus operator,… Read more

Jon Cruddas MP's office were recently contacted by the London Riverside Church on Parsloes Avenue to inform us of their upcoming Christians Against Poverty (CAP) Life Skills Course.

CAP Life Skills offers practical advice from trained coaches on the… Read more

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In 1921, the recently elected Poplar Borough Council found itself on the wrong end of a ruling by the High Court and 30 Councillors were sent to jail for Contempt of Court.

Their crime was a refusal to collect the cross-London precept for the London… Read more

Earlier in the year Jon Cruddas MP and the Labour team in Rainham raised concerns about the poor state of repair of Upminster Road North. The local MP had been contacted by residents in the northern part of the ward who all expressed that the road was now becoming dangerous for… Read more

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… Read more

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Last month Trenitalia (c2c) signed a new two-year contract with the Department for Transport. With an optional extension for up to two more years, it will then allow Trenitalia (c2c) to transition into the new industry structure announced by the Government earlier this year.… Read more

The ?Big Deal Urban Arts Camp' is running until 20th August and offers a packed programme of streetdance styles, theatre, rap, songwriting and visual arts led by world-class, award-winning artists.

Based at the Park Centre, Dagenham, RM10 9SA there are… Read more

Corbets Tey at The Avelon is located in South Hornchurch Ward in Rainham and is an extension of Corbets Tey Specialist School in Upminster. Corbets Tey provide a flexible and personalised curriculum to students age 16-25 with additional and complex needs. Their aim is to… Read more

At the beginning of July, Jon Cruddas MP's team had the pleasure of visiting Build On Belief at St Lukes Church on Dagenham Road. Build On Belief specialises in designing, implementing and running weekend services for people who are struggling with, or are in recovery from… Read more

This week Havering opened its second community hub which will operate between two locations, Rainham Library and the Mardyke Community Centre.

The Pop-up Community Hub will offer support to local residents across a range of services. The idea behind it is to assist with supporting… Read more

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