Norbury needs a bank!

Since I launched my petition urging NatWest to rethink the closure of the Norbury branch I’ve been overwhelmed by the positive response. Over 300 local residents have signed. If you agree with us that 𝐍𝐨𝐫𝐛𝐮𝐫𝐲 𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐝𝐬 𝐚 𝐛𝐚𝐧𝐤 please sign my petition by clicking at the link here.

Labour win by-election in Streatham Common & Vale

Pictured (left to right): Cllr Danny Adilypour, Cllr Sarah Cole, Cllr Claire Holland   Labour’s Sarah Cole has been elected to represent the residents of Streatham Common & Vale in the recent by-election, with the Conservative candidate finishing second.   Cllr Sarah Cole joins Labour’s Cllr Danny Adilypour and Cllr Henna Shah in representing the […]

Steve Reed MP says: “Norbury needs a bank”. Sign my petition

NatWest have announced plans to shut down their Norbury Branch on London Road on Tuesday 23rd July. This unwelcome news comes after several banks in the area have closed their branches in recent years. This is Norbury’s last remaining bank branch, and residents have raised concerns with me about individuals and businesses who are unable to do all their […]

Cost of living advice from Steve Reed MP

Local Labour MP Steve Reed has published a guide to support people struggling under the Conservative cost-of-living crisis. The guide lists a range of organisations that provide financial guidance or other services to support to help people manage their household budget. To read the guide, go to: Steve Reed said: We have a fantastic, […]

Croydon North survey: COVID-19 exposes a crisis of inequality

Covid-19 is not just a health crisis, it’s also a crisis of inequality and BAME people are suffering the most according to a survey of residents in Croydon North.  The constituency is in the top 1% most ethnically diverse in the country, and also one of the poorest. I surveyed 114 people in my constituency […]

Petition: fair funding for Croydon’s community groups

Croydon’s Conservative Mayor has axed funding for Croydon’s charities and community groups. Many local groups have been forced to reduce their activities and some may even face closure. Steve Reed MP said: Our local charities and community groups support thousands of people each year. They clean up litter, support mums and children, and care for […]