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Mental Health Support for LSE Students

Being aware of, and looking after, one’s mental health is so important at all stages of life, none more so than when at university. Studying hard for a better future while you adapt to new surroundings and people can be incredibly demanding.

Support Breast Cancer Now This October

The UK still has one of the lowest breast cancer survival rates in Western Europe and this year alone around 11,500 women will lose their lives.

Homeless Strategy Consultation

As many of you will be aware, homelessness is an issue I have been working hard on since I first entered Parliament and one of the biggest issues we face both here in Westminster and nationally.

Westminster Bridge Gambling and Scams

Local people and tourists alike have been contacting me about the Romanian gangs who have been running scams across the length of Westminster Bridge, enticing passers by to part with their money in a rigged game of three-cup shuffle.

Tube Noise Under the Barbican

Last November, I, along with City of London Common Councilmen and City Corporation officials, visited the home of a Barbican resident to hear and feel first-hand the recurrent commotion caused by passing underground trains.

Hot Chocolate Thursday with the Pimlico Foundation

I recently had the opportunity to attend one of The Pimlico Foundation’s afterschool events in Churchill Gardens and see for myself the positive impact the charity has on the lives of children and young people across the area.

Data Sharing on Short Lets

The problems presented by short-term lets in Westminster is something I have been highlighting for several years.

Cundy Street Redevelopment

Grosvenor Group have recently announced proposals to redevelop Cundy Street Flats and the adjacent, Council-leased block, Walden House. Proposals are still at an early stage and work is not expected to begin before mid-2021.