Jon Cruddas MP highlights local concerns about new District Line trains

On Monday 14th January Labour launched their campaign urging Local Authorities to appoint Veterans Champions. A position dedicated to help provide ex-service men and women with a smooth transition from military to civilian life.


Proposed police station closures in Barking, Dagenham and Hornchurch


Community Focus: The Jim Arkell Youth Club


The number of unemployed claimants in Dagenham and Rainham constituency in November 2012 was 3,537. 


Olympic Park tours for local people

‘Sleepless in Dagenham and Rainham’ –

MP’s second year on the Christmas card competition

Earlier on this year in June two local residents were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for their outstanding contributions to society.

Last night (22.11.2012) Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham, The Mayor of Barking and Dagenham, Anthony Ramsey and many of the local Councillors came together to thank and congratulate Rita and Fred for all the work they have done over the years.


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.