Author Archives: Clive Efford

Knot’s Landing

Residents of Tuam Road and Chelsworth Drive in Plumstead petitioned Parliament last night regarding the problem of Japanese Knotweed growing on vacant land behind their homes. Continue reading

Anyone for Tennis?

Clive Efford MP joined Council Leader Chris Roberts and young tennis players at the formal launch of the refurbished courts in Eltham Park South. Continue reading

Commons votes for Crossrail Station

Today’s vote in the House of Commons to include a Woolwich Station in the Crossrail project is a significant victory, says Eltham MP Clive Efford. Continue reading

Clive celebrates Woolwich Crossrail station

Clive Efford: This afternoon is a time for congratulations, and I add my appreciation of the work done by the Select Committee, not least its Chairman, the hon. Member for Mansfield (Mr. Meale). From day one when he received the evidence, it has been clear to me that he appreciated the need for a station in Woolwich, its regeneration, the economic aspects, and its impact on the wider area in the borough of Greenwich, where my constituency is situated. Continue reading

Clive completes round of walkabouts

Clive has now finished his latest series of local walkabouts. “I can’t claim to solve every problem by writing a letter or making a phone call,” he explains. “MPs are most effective when they work alongside the local community. That is why I think my walkabouts are an effective way of getting things done. I invite local residents, council officers, the police and other organisations to come together to solve local problems. The local residents decide where we should go and what we should see.