Tag: Florence Eshalomi

Someone’s sister, mother or friend

Ruby Gregory talks to people involved in a documentary investigating women and young girls who are coerced into gangs, featuring a former victim who...

Brixton MPs defy party whip in Brexit vote

Brixton’s three Labour MPs were among 37 to defy the party whip telling them to support the Brexit deal in today’s (30 December) House...

Brixton MPs demand government action on racism

The three MPs whose constituencies include parts of Brixton yesterday (9 June) issued a joint statement calling on the government to address structural racism,...

Statement by family of 13-year-old virus victim

The family of 13-year-old Ismail Mohamed from Brixton, believed to be the youngest UK victim of coronavirus to date, who died in King’s College...

Big demand for Windrush compensation scheme

The strong response to a letter from Lambeth council urging residents to claim under the Windrush Compensation Scheme meant supplies of a special form...

Labour win by just 19 votes in council by election

Labour scored a narrow win in the Thornton ward by election for Lambeth council yesterday (11 April). On a very low turnout of 25.5%, the...

Low paid workers picket Brixton McDonald’s

McDonald’s workers and other low-paid employees and trade unionists picketed the fast food restaurant in Brixton this morning (4 October). After a brief rally in...

Culture borough consolation prize will fund jobs project for young people

  Lambeth’s bid to be London Borough of Culture has missed out, with the first awards going to Waltham Forest in 2019 and Brent in...

One in three Lambeth cars runs on diesel

Almost one in three of the cars owned by Lambeth residents runs on diesel, an analysis of Department for Transport figures by local London...

Brixton to get ‘clean, green’ bus route in 2017

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has confirmed the first series of Low Emission Bus Zones, which will include the route between Brixton and Streatham,...

Florence Eshalomi – breaking through barriers

Florence Eshalomi grew up in the “barrier block” on Brixton’s Somerleyton estate. Today she represents the boroughs of Lambeth and Southwark on the Greater...

Council, MPs, urge top priority for youth violence

Leading south Londoners, including MPs, councillors and community and youth charity workers, today (4 July) called on Sophie Linden, London’s new deputy mayor for...

Eshalomi ‘still to be convinced’ Garden Bridge best use of taxpayers’...

Brixton Hill councillor Florence Eshalomi, now also elected representative for Lambeth and Southwark on the London Assembly, has called on mayor of London Sadiq...

Brixton’s Florence Eshalomi is new London Assembly member

Florence Eshalomi, who grew up in the Somerleyton estate in Brixton and whose family still live there, is the new representative for Lambeth and Southwark...

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