Standing up for Londoners - working for you and with you
Over the past few months, I have been working on a number of issues including:
Launching an investigation on behalf of the Assembly in to food poverty and the growing scandal of hunger in our city - for more information and to take part in the consultation which ends on 5 November, please follow the link below: http://www.london.gov.uk/who-runs-london/the-london-assembly/assembly_investigation/food-poverty
Challenging the Mayor on a range of issues from public mental health; the likely impact on affordable housing that will be caused by Universal Credit to accessible transport. See the following link to see the questions I have raised with the Mayor and his response: http://www.london.gov.uk/who-runs-london/the-london-assembly/questions-to-the-mayor (search 'Fiona Twycross'). Please let me know if you have issues you would like to be raised with the Mayor in the future.
Fighting cuts to suburban rail services, like the South London Line and the Sutton Loop - see information on the recent motion passed by the assembly: http://www.london.gov.uk/media/press_releases_london_assembly/assembly-calls-mayor-take-urgent-action-avoid-loss-south-london-train-services
As a member of the Fire Authority, I was delighted to vote to reverse the proposed privatisation of the Merton Control Centre http://www.gmb-southern.org.uk/gmb-campaigns/previous-campaigns/london-fire-control-centre/
Along with colleagues on the Labour Group and members across
Re-establishing the Regional Phonebank on Tuesdays from 6 pm - 8 pm at Labour Party London Region, 1 Brewers Green,
For information on my work, please see my new website:
Making work pay & a future that works
Shockingly, despite his promises, the Mayor has failed to ensure all workers working within the remit of the Greater London Authority get the London Living Wage. This includes some cleaners working for TfL. Along with other Labour Assembly members, I recently welcomed members of the RMT to City Hall demanding the living wage.
Thousands of people from across the
Following the march I raised issues relating to the government's failed economic policies and youth unemployment in