Tag: Tessa Jowell

Brixton’s MPs: Helen Hayes

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In the first of our series of interviews with Brixton’s freshly elected MPs, our News Editor Anna McKie talks to Helen Hayes. Entering the House...

Tessa Jowell launches London mayoral bid in Brixton

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Dame Tessa Jowell today launched her bid to become the next Mayor of London. In a speech to supporters at No. 6 Somerleyton Road the...

Election night in Brixton: the results from Vauxhall, Streatham and Dulwich...

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  Last night’s election results held many unpleasant surprises for Labour. None occurred in Lambeth, however, where the party safely held on to all three constituencies...

Better pay?

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Former Labour Minister Tessa Jowell has called for the minimum wage in London to be raised by £1 per hour. Jowell, who is stepping down...

Herne Hill hustings

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Voters will get the chance to quiz parliamentary hopefuls ahead of the general elections at a neighbourhood hustings. Candidates for the Dulwich and West Norwood...

Lambeth childcare report says new mothers should get discounted travel

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A new report on childcare in London says that new parents should get discounts on their travel costs. Dame Tessa Jowell, MP for Dulwich and West Norwood,...

HATCH and their start ups are invited to the House of...

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HATCH entrepreneurs jumped at the chance to practice their elevator pitches in front of Dame Tessa Jowell, Shadow BIS Secretary Chuka Umunna, David Goldberg...

Dame Tessa Jowell MP visits Brixton’s youth incubator

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Last Friday Dame Tessa Jowell MP visited Lambeth’s enterprise incubator, Hatch, at one of the UK's 35 Microsoft-supported Youth Hubs. Lambeth's young are amongst 5,500...

‘Slavery’ victims create “disturbing picture”, Scotland Yard commander said

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**Update: Tessa Jowell MP has now confirmed that the property in question is in her constituency of Dulwich and West Norwood.  The house of the...

Brixton MP Tessa Jowell to stand down at next election

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Brixton MP dame Tessa Jowell announced this morning that she will stand down from parliament at the next election. Jowell, MP for Dulwich from 1992...

Hundreds at Brixton Academy for safe haven celebration

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By Juliana Lucas Over 1,000 students came to Brixton Academy last week to watch other young performers at a concert to celebrate 50 new safe...

Labour leader Ed Miliband visits Tulse Hill Estate

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The leader of the Labour Party, Ed Miliband, joined MP Chuka Umunna and Lambeth leader Cllr Steve Reed when he visited residents on the...

2012 Olympic Torch comes to Brixton before on to Clapham

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A free public event in Windrush Square, Brixton will welcome the Olympic Torch to the borough on Thursday. The flame will leave Camberwell at 12.10pm...

Ice Rink to move to Brixton

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Streatham Ice Rink is to move to the Pope's Rd Car Park in Brixton, councillors decided yesterday at a Lambeth Planning Applications meeting. The...