Dagenham

Progress in sight on cutting building insurance costs for leaseholders

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 being charged by insurance companies and then recharged by the buildings owners to leaseholders in inflated service charges.

Worrying homelessness trends in Dagenham and 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 forward the need for urgent action to bring the problem under control and relieve the suffering being experienced by families as well as reduce the financial pressures on local councils.

London Riverside Foodbank Appeal

Jon Cruddas MP has been in touch with The London Riverside Church, Parsloes Avenue, Dagenham, RM9 5PT.

The church has been of great support to many of Jon’s constituents over the years. They run several community groups as well as operating a Baby Bank and “Store City”- their foodbank.

There are currently some items for the foodbank that would be particularly welcomed:

Lara Grill – British Kebab Awards

Jon Cruddas MP has recently been contacted by Lara Grill, 20 Whalebone Lane South, Dagenham, RM8 1BJ. They have been nominated for being Best Turkish Cuisine in South East London. 

Turkish cooking enjoys worldwide popularity and stands for pure indulgence and the joy and passion for food. Its secret is that its variety of flavours evokes the heritage of a multitude of cultures. Lara Grill. That is where the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans and Swabians came ashore, all leaving their marks and influencing the cultural development of this fair place.

Jon Cruddas MP calls for people in Dagenham and Rainham to get protected against measles as cases rise

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 is not taken.

MP Challenges Leaseholder Service Charge Rip Off

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 many families in Dagenham and Rainham are now desperately struggling to make ends meet.