The number of unemployed claimants in Dagenham and Rainham constituency in April 2022 was 4,235. This represents a ra
The number of unemployed claimants in Dagenham and Rainham constituency in March 2022 was 4,420 This represents a rate of 6.3% of the economically active population age
Jon Cruddas MP received confirmation from Clarion, the housing association that owns and manages Orchard Village in south Hornchurch, of their plans to deal with fire safety issues on the estate.
Clarion are engaging a specialist contractor to remove cladding and other potentially flammable materials from the external areas of the apartment block buildings on Orchard Village. The work is planned to commence in July and may take up to two years to fully complete.
Bex Wilson is a Deputy Head Teacher at an inner-city Primary School in Leeds. In 2017, whilst teaching an 11-year-old boy, she noticed he wasn’t his usual happy self, so she asked if he was feeling tired. His response and that moment, not that she knew it at the time, were about to change both her life and his. ‘Miss, I am always tired. I don’t have a bed.’
Jon Cruddas MP and the local Labour team, Trevor McKeever and Matt Stanton, have been pressing for the commitment to provide a new health centre on the Beam Park development be delivered.
Next Monday (21.03.22) the Consumer Council for Water (CCW) are launching an awareness raising campaign called #YourWaterYourWay which aims to inform people of the extra free support available from water companies.
Following a meeting attended by Jon Cruddas MP and Wendy Morton, Minister of State at the Department of Transport on Monday 7/3/22 to discuss the cancellation of the promised Beam Park station, Jon reports that there now appears to be some progress.
The Rainham Foodbank is part of the Trussell Trust network of foodbanks and has operated in the area for many years. Jon Cruddas MP and his team have worked closely with the foodbank over the years, and are a referral agency. Compared to five years ago, the need for foodbanks in the Trussell Trust network has increased by 128%.
The Police Grant for 2022/23 promises an overall increase of £1.1 billion from last year’s settlement but Jon Cruddas MP and Barking and Dagenham’s Lead Member for Enforcement and Community Safety, Councillor Margaret Mullane, say this offers very little for local communities.
This week Jon Cruddas MP for Dagenham and Rainham brought forward his regular meetings with senior officials at c2c to press them on improving services through Rainham and Dagenham Dock. There had been concerns regarding the winter timetable changes and Jon raised these during the meeting.