Today I met with Chief Superintendent Sally Benatar, head of the South West London Borough Command Unit which includes Wandsworth, and with Superintendent Peter Gardner and Safer Neighbourhoods lead Inspector Barrie Capper.
Over the last year I've been working with the Roehampton Playing Fields Community Trust, residents, and community groups to help the Trust come up with a plan to develop a sustainable and viable alternative proposal to run the playing fields.
Today I introduced a bill into the House of Commons. The Creditworthiness Assessment Bill is a simple but powerful change which would create a level playing field for 15 million renters to get fair access to credit.
I met with Dr Nicola Jones and James Blythe of Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group to discuss local NHS and GP service provision, and some of the local issues that residents have raised with me, including mental health provision and the link with schools.
At the end of last month I met with Nicola Grant, the Manager of Positively Putney, the Putney Business Improvement District (BID), to get an update on how the BID was doing in its second year and its plans going forward.
I met with TfL at Earls Court Underground station to see the control room and get an update on District Line signalling. As you can see from the background in the photo above, this is a system that does also need to get updated.
I had a very helpful meeting with our local JobCentre Plus and Department for Work and Pension officials to discuss the progress JobCentre Plus is making in helping local people get connected with the new jobs coming into Wandsworth, and also to specifically discuss how we can make the most of jo