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%.
This month, Jon Cruddas MP’s team had the pleasure and privilege of meeting with The Independent Living Agency (ILA). The Independent Living Agency is based in Barking and Dagenham and located at the Dagenham Business Centre. The Independent Living Agency started in a council office with one computer and a desk 25 years ago.
This afternoon, Jon Cruddas MP was contacted by UK Power Networks in preparation for Storms Dudley and Eunice which will arrive consecutively in the UK from tomorrow.
The number of unemployed claimants in Dagenham and Rainham constituency in January 2022 was 4660. This represents a rate of 6.6% of the economically active population a
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.
The number of children living in food poverty across Dagenham and Rainham has seen a sharp, and unacceptable increase over the past five years explains Labour MP Jon Cruddas.