Category Archives: News

Clive drops in to Henwick School for a coffee and a chat

Clive visited the Henwick School coffee morning for parents today.

He met with a number of parents to discuss a whole range of local and national issues with them. Clive has been a governor at Henwick since 1986 and welcomed the opportunity to meet with the parents in this informal way.

Minister for Children came to visit the Children’s Centre at Alderwood Primary School

Dawn Primarolo MP Minister for Children came to visit the Children’s Centre at Alderwood Primary School on the Avery Hill estate on Wednesday. Continue reading

Clive Efford MP strikes a ‘whale tail’ pose for whales and urges constituents to do the same

Clive Efford has shown his support for whales by striking a ‘whale-tail’ pose with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).

Clive was taking part in IFAW’s ‘Tails for Whales’ photo art project, which has been launched to raise awareness of the need for greater whale protection. IFAW is encouraging people from all walks of life to be photographed making the whale tail hands symbol. Model and presenter Twiggy and comedienne Jo Brand are among celebrities taking part and this week more than 70 MPs also struck a whale-tail pose for whales. Continue reading

Clive calls for urgent debate after BBC refuses to show Gaza appeal

Clive intervened in Parliament today to call for a debate on the floor of the House of Commons on the BBC’s decision to refuse to show the Disasters Emergency Committee’s appeal for aid to address the humanitarian crisis left in the wake of the Israeli invasion of Gaza. Continue reading

Heathrow must have toughest environmental safeguards in the world

Everyone in southeast London will welcome the decision to refuse permission for Heathrow to operate mixed-mode take off and landing. Mixed mode would have meant that planes would have been flying at lower altitudes across London which would have meant more aircraft noise for people in Greenwich. Continue reading