Local News

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.

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.

Latest Romford Recorder Column

I wanted to use my first column since December's General Election to thank the voters of Hornchurch & Upminster for returning me to office with such a terrific mandate.

Team Lopez meets Minister about Havering parking policy

Since Havering Council first mooted new parking charges for areas of Hornchurch and Upminster, we have been making the Council and its Leader aware of the groundswell of public opposition to the new tariffs in writing and through meetings.