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Government launches Inclusive Transport Leaders Scheme

We are pleased to share with you, at the bottom of this page, a letter from the Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps MP, announcing the launch of an Inclusive Transport Leaders Scheme (ITLS) which will provide improved transport experience for disabled passengers by promoting inclusive design and hi

Our first Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair

On 19 February, Hornchurch & Upminster MP, Julia Lopez, hosted a Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair at the Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch, in partnership with the Jobcentre Plus, to bring together a huge range of employers from across Havering.

Changes to parking charges secured

Constituents will be aware that Julia has lobbied the Council against the increased parking charges for some time whilst also lobbying Local Government Ministers for increased funding for Havering Council.

St. George's Health Centre Update

With money secured for a new health centre in Hornchurch, we recently met the NHS team managing the project in parliament to push for its fast delivery.

IR35 Review

Julia recently called for constituents who wished to comment on the IR35 review announced by the Government to write to her directly so that their comments may be provided to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP.

Lower Thames Crossing: Supplementary Consultation

Today, Highways England have launched a supplementary consultation on the Lower Thames Crossing (LTC) to provide an opportunity for people to comment on proposed design changes following their most recent consultation in 2018.

Local Government Funding and Parking Charges

Constituents who have read Julia’s most recent article on local government funding and the Council’s parking charges will be aware that Julia has been lobbying the Government for increased funding for Havering Council.

Increased Police Funding

Policing is one of our priorities and after several years of requesting extra funding we are delighted to share this letter with you from the Home Secretary, Rt Hon Priti Patel MP and Kit Malthouse MP, Minister of State for Crime, Policing and the Fire Service.  Funding is only ever part of the s

Re-election as Secretary of APPG for Disability

Last week Julia was delighted to have been re-elected as the Secretary for the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Disability. An important body for parliamentarians from both Houses to discuss disability issues across party lines.