Over forty years ago, Mark’s constituent and local Marylebone resident, Trevor Lyttleton, set up Contact the Elderly after noticing that many of his older neighbours very rarely received visitors, leading to isolation and loneliness.
As frustrated commuters and local constituents know all too well, Victoria Tube Station has been bursting at the seams in recent years, unable to cope with the sheer volume of people passing through its doors each day.
As I know from my postbag, London is crying out for more school places. Like clockwork, I receive tens of messages from parents at the conclusion of each year’s admission procedures, desperately concerned that their child will not have a school place come September.
Mark is aware of the groundswell of concern in Pimlico about the proposed closure of the Post Office’s Lupus Street branch and it is a concern he shares. Alongside Churchill councillors, he has been campaigning to keep the Post Office on that site.
There will be a community meeting held at Churchill Gardens Hall, 6.30pm next Thursday (7 February) regarding the dreadful events on Sunday night that led to the death of young Pimlico resident, Hani El-Kheir.