Following the London Domestic Abuse Summit in Chiswick in the summer, organised by the local MP, Mary Macleod, the Home Secretary, Rt Hon. Theresa May MP, has just announced today £10m funding to go to women’s refuges.
Brentford High Street has been in desperate need of renewal for many years, so it is no surprise that the redevelopment project has been welcomed by both Mary and local people. Mary has made requests to meet again with Ballymore to discuss the update on the development of Brentford High Street.
Mary welcomed new figures showing that 1,350 more affordable homes have been built in the Hounslow Borough since 2010. She is challenging the Council to include affordable homes in all future developments.
Pupils and staff from Chatsworth Primary School took time out from their lessons to tell the Aviation Minister, Robert Goodwill MP, local MP Mary Macleod and the Chief Executive of Hounslow Council about the impact of planes overhead.
There was more progress this month at the latest meeting of the Gunnersbury Station Action Team, chaired by local MP Mary Macleod. In the latest developments, Network Rail and Transport for London (TfL) have reached an agreement on the position of the station furniture.
Unemployment, youth unemployment and long term unemployment in Brentford and Isleworth are all down again this month as the number of people on Jobseeker’s Allowance fell below 1 million for the first time since 2008.
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