PROTECTING OUR GREEN SPACES AND FIGHTING OVER-DEVELOPMENT
Running a petition to protect the fields at Whalebones. Opposing plans for tower blocks at North London Business Park and fighting against high rise development over station car parks. Campaigning against the Mayor of London’s plans for more building on back gardens. Backing new homes on brownfield regeneration sites in the borough; so we deliver the homes we need whilst protecting our local environment.
EXPANDING LOCAL NHS SERVICES
I am campaigning for the best NHS services for my constituents. The Government has promised to expand GP services and I want that to be delivered to help local people get GP appointments when they need them. I campaigned for Chase Farm Hospital to be rebuilt and the £200m new facility has started taking its first patients.
MORE POLICE AND SAVING OUR POLICE STATION
Working with residents to try to save Barnet Police Station, raising this issue at Prime Minister’s Questions. Helping to secure £172 million of extra funding for the Met Police and demanding that Barnet gets its fair share so we have more officers on the beat. Urging the police to crack down on burglaries; so you can feel safer.
IMPROVING LOCAL TRANSPORT
Secured an extra £690,000 from the Government to repair potholes in Barnet. Pushing the Mayor to speed up the introduction of low-emission buses to improve air quality. Campaigning for TfL to reverse their reduction in services on the Northern Line. Campaigning to save the 384 bus route. Demanding that GTR improve rail services at stations such as Oakleigh Park; so your commute is easier.
- GIVING BARNET CHILDREN THE BEST START IN LIFE
Fighting for more money for Barnet schools. Backing new schools such as St Andrew the Apostle and Alma Primary School. Supporting efforts to create better opportunities for children and young people to get involved in sport; so they can lead more active healthier lives.
6. SUPPORTING OUR LOCAL ECONOMY AND TOWN CENTRES
Helped persuade the Chancellor to cut business rates for town centres and set up a £675m Future High Streets Fund. Backing the Barnet bid to that fund. Encouraging education providers and businesses to create more apprenticeship opportunities – helping people earn while they learn