The following article was written by Reporter Ian Weinfass, and published by the Romford Recorder on 13th April 2012. You can find the original article here:

Six-year fight for compensation successful at last in landmark decision

Local asbestos cancer sufferers were offered a reprieve from planned Government cuts to legal aid last night, as the House of Lords voted in favour of an amendment which protected the compensation rights of victims of the disease.

Local MP Jon Cruddas says the “fight goes on” to protect local asbestos victims

 The following article was written by Senior Reporter Sukran Sahin, and published by the Barking and Dagenham Post on 11th April 2012. You can find the original article here:

Liability triggered by exposure says judge – but pleural plaques ignored

Local MP Jon Cruddas praises compensation claim decision for asbestos sufferers

Local MP Jon Cruddas has praised a decision made in the Supreme Court last week in which families of people who died after asbestos exposure will now be able to claim compensation.

Havering has the country’s ninth highest death rate for terminal asbestos cancer according to new figures.