Campaigns

Defending homeowners from Labour's land tax

During the last General Election in 2015, Labour proposed a new tax on homes which became known as the 'mansion tax'. I was contacted by hundreds of constituents at the time as the possibility of such a tax was a matter of great concern.

Result of the EU Referendum

Yesterday's vote was a historic moment in Britain's history. The people of the United Kingdom democratically decided that - even with the Prime Minister's negotiated deal - they do not want this country to continue to be a member of the European Union.I agreed with that view and voted to leave in order to take back our country. 

EU Referendum 2016

It has now been confirmed that the United Kingdom will hold a referendum on whether this country continues its membership of the European Union.

Campaign to improve local public transport

One of my priorities is a better deal for public transport users. Living locally and using public transport, I am aware of concerns about Thameslink, the Northern line, station access and facilities, cycle routes and bus services.Many residents are frustrated by delays, overcrowding or cancelled services. This can badly affect working lives, recreational activities, holidays and visits to family and friends.

A better parking deal for residents on Saracens match days

Many residents have been adversely affected since the introduction of the 'Event Day' parking system. When the initial planning application from Saracens was being considered one of my key concerns - which I raised with both Barnet Council and Saracens - was the issue of parking.

Support and improve our local libraries

I welcome Barnet Council's consultation on libraries as part of my campaign for positive changes to enhance and improve the library service so that it becomes more attractive to local people who do not currently use libraries.

North Road Estate Residents' Survey

I recently undertook my regular inspection of the North Road Estate along with several residents and officers from Barnet Homes. A number of issues were brought to my attention and I have contacted the Council about the following: