Local News

Have Labour declared war on our suburbs?

A double whammy is set to hit Chingford after London’s Labour Mayor, Sadiq Khan’s draft London Plan proposed:

· Removing protections, (introduced by the Conservatives), preventing back gardens being developed

· Increasing housing density to Central London levels

Make Every Daffodil Count

Iain Duncan Smith MP and Harry Potter actor Jason Isaacs have joined forces to ‘Make Every Daffodil Count’ this March and help Marie Curie provide care and support to people living with a terminal illness.

Local Restaurant Nominated for Kebab Awards

Mezze Ocakbasi in Johnstone Road, Woodford Green has been nominated by customers and local MP Iain Duncan Smith for the Best Kebab House Outside London category at this year’s British Kebab Awards.

Iain joined customers to with Nick Ari well ahead of the awards at the end of February.

IDS welcomes new employment figures

Iain Duncan Smith has welcomed the news that employment across the UK has reached its highest rate since records began, and that unemployment remains at its lowest level for 11 years – down over 900,000 since 2010.

MP concerned at Royal Mail Move

Iain Duncan Smith has met with CWU territorial rep Peter Meech following Royal Mail’s announcement that South Woodford’s delivery office will be moving to Chingford.

IDS signs the Holocaust Education Trust's Book of Commitment

This week Iain Duncan Smith signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment, in doing so pledging his commitment to Holocaust Memorial Day and honouring those who were murdered during the Holocaust as well as paying tribute to the extraordinary Holocaust survivors who work tirelessly