Local News

Party Review

There will be a meeting of all interested members on 16th September to allow the opportunity to make your views known in person rather than just by sending in a response form.

Green Belt Sites

The Havering Council is preparing a Local Plan for each part of the Borough as required buy Central Government. As part of the process landowners were invited to make representations to the Council if they wanted to use their land for a different purpose. A list of such sites has been compiled.

Patchy Mobile reception in London

Our friend and London MEP Syed Kamall has initiated a campaign to identify and eliminate mobile 'not spots' in London. If you are aware of any places with poor network coverage read the full article to see how to report them.


Dame Angela captained a team at the Quiz Night in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association held at St Lawrence Church Upminster on 11th October. The team tied for first place then lost out during the tie breaker.  

Dame Angela takes part in Diwali Celebrations

Every year Diwali is celebrated in the constituency. Dame Angela was able to join in this year's celebrations at the Queens Theatre in Hornchurch this morning together with Havering's Mayor councillor Linda Trew.

Cycle Storage at Upminster Station

Dame Angela Watkinson congratulates C2C for clearing the derelict area in Station Approach and providing a new secure compound for passengers to leave their cycles.

Tiffin Cup award

Dame Angela presents Tiffin Cup award to Spices Restaurant, Emerson Park.

Dame Angela visits Add-Up

On Friday 22 August August Dame Angela spent some time at Fairkytes in Hornchurch with the Add+Up group. Add+Up, which is an Association of parents of children with attention deficit disorders, is a registered charity.

Protect yourself and your business from scams

The Metropolitan police have produced two publications to help individuals and small businesses protect themselves from the latest scams. The publications are available free from your local police or by download from the sites listed below.