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Victory as minister turns down application to build on GAA sports ground

“I am delighted that the government has listened to the views of local residents and has turned down the planning application to build houses on the Gaelic Athletic Association’s site in Avery Hill Road” said Clive Efford after hearing that Meg Munn MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Communities and Local Government, had disagreed with the Planning Inspector’s recommendation and had refused the planning application. Continue reading

Ed Balls comes to Middle Park

Ed Balls is one of Gordon Brown’s closest political colleagues and was his chief adviser at the Treasury before becoming an MP. Ed is tipped to be a cabinet member in Gordon Brown’s first cabinet and a future Chancellor of the Exchequer. Continue reading

Clive and John Austin call for genuine consultation over plans to close Woolwich Remploy factory

Clive Efford MP and John Austin MP are calling for the 90 day consultation over the future of the Woolwich Remploy factory to be genuine. Continue reading

Gordon Brown comes to Shooters Hill

Gordon Brown came to Shooters Hill Post-16 Campus on Saturday. The Chancellor had been invited by Clive Efford to see the impressive facilities at the Campus and to meet an invited audience. Continue reading

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