New initiative launched for the over 50s LGBT community in Wandsworth
“It’s really important to support local initiatives like the Wandsworth LGBT Forum here in Furzedown and across the borough. I’m keen to work with the group to learn more about their needs and support in any way that I can.”
The Chancellor and the Conservative Government did not think about women in the budget. They have proved themselves to be far removed from women and their needs.
Inspirational Tooting women discuss gender inequality in Houses of Parliament with Tooting MP Dr Rosena Allin-Khan
The day before International Women’s Day, an impressive group of women were sitting in a packed committee room in the Houses of Parliament. All from Tooting, they had been invited by their local MP Dr Rosena Allin-Khan for doing inspirational work in the community. From charity volunteers to entrepreneurs to social enterprise starters; three words stood out: Strength, solidarity and support.
Tooting MP Rosena Allin-Khan writes to Wandsworth Council expressing 'disappointment' over denial of playground outside Nightingale Square homeless shelter
"In rejecting the idea of a playground Wandsworth Council has suggested that the area could be used for modular housing, which would surely also bring about disturbances to local residents and lead to a more built up and overcrowded space at Nightingale Square Hostel. I fully support the drive for more affordable and temporary accommodation to combat the housing crisis in London."
Tooting MP and Olympic legend support launch of St George’s Hospital Charity appeal at The Gym
"It’s an honour to be involved in the launch of this new fundraising appeal and help make a difference. I’m keen to see us address community health issues, be it through the work of St. George’s Hospital Charity or supporting a local business like The Gym."
Homophobia in sport needs to be tackled head on. I asked the Government what they are doing to tackle homophobia in football.
Junior Doctor Contract
This Government cannot create a 7-day NHS on a 5-day team and rota gaps across the NHS are proving that this is happening. I therefore asked the Secretary of State for Health to halt the imposition of the Junior Doctor Contract.
Tooting Broadway back on the table for Crossrail 2 but battle begins to save Tooting Market
"Rosena Allin-Khan, MP for Tooting, met with head of Crossrail 2 Michelle Dix on July 26 to understand the implications of a station in Tooting Broadway."