As many constituents will know, I have previously fully rejected proposals to relocate Ravenscroft Medical Centre in Golders Green to Finchley Memorial Hospital. I have been working to prevent the relocation from happening.
Stephens House and Gardens has been nominated for the UK’s Best Park award and local MP Mike Freer is encouraging constituents to support the park in a UK-wide competition organised by green space charity, Fields in Trust.
In recent weeks and months, concern about climate change has been growing to unprecedented levels. Climate protests and large lobbies at Parliament have energised the public debate. I fully recognise the importance and urgency to act.
Many constituents will spend some of their time on the Northern Line to either commute to work, or head into central London. However, many people will be aware that in numerous places across the line, it can be unbearably noisy.
Yesterday, Mike held another of his regular 'Meet the Street' evenings in Parliament. The purpose of these events is to allow constituents the opportunity of engaging with their local Member of Parliament and to experience a tour of some of the highlights of the Palace of Westminster.
Back in April, I was made aware by LBB and TfL of the imminent introduction of a 20mph limit zone for vehicles travelling on Squires Lane from the junctions with Station Road and Rosemary Avenue over the bridge and onward to the A1000 High Road.
Last week, Mike Freer hosted a reception in the Jubilee Room with supporters of the North London Hospice. This was followed a tour led by Mike around some of the highlights of the Palace of Westminster including Westminster Hall, St Stephens Hall and Central Lobby.
Today, there will be a vote in parliament on an Opposition Day motion to change parliamentary procedure, to allow the Commons to take control of the procedures relating to all matters regarding the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the EU.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is proposing through Transport for London a major redevelopment of the Finchley Central area to build new apartments and homes. This includes on the current station car park.
Copyright 2019 Mike Freer MP, MP for Finchley and Golders Green. All rights reserved.