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CitySafe visit Parliament

Decided that I had to post this great collage of pictures from the visit last Thursday of pupils from Prendergast Ladywell Fields to Parliament. I had a little bit of a surprise when such a large group turned up as I was expecting just one or two pupils to accompany Derron from London Citizens to [...]

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Cracking down on gangs

Two weeks ago a constituent contacted me with a problem that made me both angry and distressed at the same time. He came to me because he wanted to tell me about his son’s experience of gangs. Reading through his email, I was horrified to discover that you can find footage of gangs in Lewisham [...]

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Supporting Young Victims of Crime

I joined Bridget Prentice MP at Lewisham Police Station last week for a government announcment on extra funding to support young victims of crime. Young people are more likely to be a victim of crime than adults and I think it’s really important to make sure that the right sort of support is in place so that young [...]