Steve Reed MP outlines plans to end the Tory sewage scandal

Labour will end the Tory sewage scandal and clean up our waters. Steve Reed MP spoke at Labour Party Conference 2023 in Liverpool this week to outline how Labour will clean up Britain’s polluted rivers, lakes and seas by blocking water bosses’ bonuses if they keep breaking the law. Water companies have allowed record levels […]

Toxic Tory filth is destroying british waters

The Conservatives are up to their necks in a sewage crisis of their own making. Water companies dumped raw sewage in British rivers and lakes 300,000 times last year. Now, the Office for Environmental Protection has announced that the Conservative Government may have broken the law by letting them get away with it. Labour is […]

Crystal Palace volunteers raise money for Christmas lights

A group of local volunteers has come together to raise money for a new set of Christmas lights for Crystal Palace Triangle. Local Labour MP Steve Reed met with two volunteers to support their cause. Crystal Palace Triangle has been left unlit over Christmas for many years. Now Croydon Council has agreed to install and […]

Croydon Conservatives cut back enforcement against fly-tipping

Croydon’s Conservative Mayor has announced plans to sack the Council’s Neighbourhood Safety Officers, who are responsible for enforcing action against antisocial behaviour and fly-tipping. The announcement comes at a time when fly-tipping is at a record high in Croydon. Rachael Baylis, from the GMB Trade Union, said: “For context, 95% of the work that goes […]

Conservatives are failing victims of crime

Record delays under the Conservative Government are forcing victims of crime to wait years for their case to come to trial. Over two-thirds of rape victims now pull out of pursuing their case, and only 1.9% of reported rapists were charged in the last year. Speaking in a debate in the House of Commons, Steve […]

Steve Reed speaks in support of powers of attorney Bill

On Friday, Steve Reed spoke in Parliament in support of a Private Members’ Bill to modernise and streamline the process for making and registering a lasting power of attorney. The Bill has passed all readings in the House of Commons and its first reading in the House of Lords, where it is due for a […]