Anthony Nolan's Communities vs Blood Cancer

Every 14 minutes someone is diagnosed with blood cancer and last year over 2000 people needed a stem cell or bone marrow transplant, so this month in Parliament I joined the Anthony Nolan organisation who are campaigning for more people to register as stem cell and transplant donors.

Meeting with the Police

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.

Roehampton Playing Fields Update

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.

The Creditworthiness Assessment Bill

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.

Meeting with Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group

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.

Southfields Gas Repairs

Following the bank holiday weekend, I received a number of messages from residents and businesses about emergency gas works on the junction of Replingham Road and Wimbledon Park Road.

Green Wall at the Odeon and Putney High Street Update

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.

District Line Update

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.