Author Archives: Clive Efford

Clive shows that all parties agree that crime is falling

Clive Efford (Eltham) (Lab): Crime has fallen in each of the past five years. It has fallen by an average of 5.5 per cent. in the past three years, despite what the hon. Member for Bury St. Edmunds (Mr. Ruffley) said in his opening remarks. Those are the irrefutable facts about policing in London. Continue reading

Clive leads London MPs to see Home Secretary about knife crime

Clive Efford has led a delegation of London MPs on a visit to see the Home Secretary Jacqui Smith to ask for radical and imaginative measures to help tackle youth crime, anti-social behaviour and knife crime. Continue reading

Victory over Avery Hill GAA ground

“A victory for local democracy,” was Clive Efford’s reaction to the news that local people had won the final battle to prevent developers building on the former Gaelic Sports Ground in Avery Hill Road. Continue reading

Anger over fire service’s decision to allow mobile phone equipment on Shooters Hill mast

Clive Efford is extremely disappointed that the Fire and Emergency Planning Authority approved the installation of O2 mobile phone equipment on the mast at the former Shooters Hill Fire Station at their meeting last Thursday. Continue reading

Official Opening of Greenacres Children’s Centre

Clive officially opened the Greenacres Children’s Centre on the Coldharbour Estate. The Centres provides a range of services, including early years learning, childcare, family health services, and advice and support for parents. There are now 2,900 Children’s Centres across England and the government is on course to meet its target of having 3,500 centres by 2010. Continue reading