Joanne McCartney: I recently met with Enfield’s Over 50s Forum, and the cost of further and higher education courses was raised. Many older people want to learn new skills or undertake courses to learn new things and keep their brain active. However, the cost of many courses is prohibitive for many, especially for those no longer in employment. What can you do to ensure that older Londoners can access...
Joanne McCartney: Can you update me on the completion date for step free access to platforms 3&4 and 7&8 at Finsbury Park station?
Joanne McCartney: Further to MQ 2018/0560, can you update me on your plans to improve bus links to North Middlesex University Hospital?
Joanne McCartney: Are the free newspapers distributed on the transport network separated and recycled from general waste?
Joanne McCartney: With levels of violence rising across the country, including London, has the Government’s response been good enough?
Joanne McCartney: Thank you. It is that latter point I want to delve into a little bit further. Last week the Home Secretary [The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP] talked about the need for a public health approach to tackle this issue, which is something you are instituting in London, but on that same day you had the Health Secretary [The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP] dismissing such an approach. As you are quite rightly...
Joanne McCartney: You have called for COBRA to be instituted. Have Government listened to those calls? Have they given you a response?
Joanne McCartney: Thank you. Now, in the last few days we have had your predecessor, the previous Mayor of London, [The Rt Hon] Boris Johnson [MP], saying that he wants money to be taken away from victims of child abuse. He does not see the need to look at historic child abuse investigations. At the same time you have the Policing Minister [The Rt Hon Nick Hurd MP] distancing himself from that view. I am...
Joanne McCartney: A resident has asked me to ask why free newspapers distributed across the transport network on a Friday are not collected until Sunday?
Joanne McCartney: Can you please give an update as to the MPS’s consideration of evidence provided by the Electoral Commission into alleged malpractice of the Leave.EU Campaign during the EU Referendum?
Joanne McCartney: Are there any plans to expand Cycle Superhighway 1 north into Enfield?
Joanne McCartney: Does TfL produce a map of all of the cycle lanes in London, including Cycle Superhighways and Quietways? If not, can TfL produce such a map?
Joanne McCartney: Given the appalling verbal abuse and intimidatory behaviour of ‘yellow vest’ protestors in and around Parliament Square, what advice has been given to police officers on how to deal with such incidents?
Joanne McCartney: Worsening waiting times in London’s A&E units are a cause of great concern. What pressure are you and the London Health Board putting on government to improve these figures?
Joanne McCartney: A resident has asked me to ask if you will consider adopted the feeder/trunk model for bus routes that was suggested by the Assembly’s Transport Committee?
Joanne McCartney: Do you agree with the Prime Minister’s assertion that there is no link between police numbers and rising crime?
Joanne McCartney: Further to MQ 2018/2867, Network Rail have now announced that toilet charges will be scrapped from April 2019. Are you able to give an update into TfL’s review of toilet charges which was due in November 2018?
Joanne McCartney: How are you planning to advertise your welcome diesel scrappage scheme for micro-businesses in London?
Joanne McCartney: Can you please update me as to any additional resources, such as officers from the Violent Crime Taskforce, that have been provided to Enfield and Haringey BCU(s) over the past three months to deal with rising youth violence?
Joanne McCartney: Can you provide an update on the current situation regarding the introduction of the new Class 710 trains on the Gospel Oak-Barking line which runs through my constituency?