L&Q London Housing Association

Chuka met with Barbara Marsh, Assistant Director of L&Q Homes, and Councillor Malcolm Clark to discuss the new refurbishments that had taken place at the properties owned by the L&Q Group. Continue reading

Brixton Soup Kitchen

Chuka met with volunteers and staff of the Brixton Soup Kitchen to discuss how progress is being made with recent investment and to see the new boiler installed by LS1 kitchens.   Continue reading

Black Cultural Archives

Chuka met with the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall at the Black Cultural Archives to show them around the upcoming exhibition on the role of African-Caribbean personnel in the Royal Air Force. Continue reading

Selhurst Park

Chuka, a lifelong Palace fan, visited Selhurst Park to discuss the work of the Crystal Palace foundation with its CEO Mike Summer and other representatives Continue reading

Streatham Job Centre

Chuka met the new manager of Streatham Job Centre to talk about their work and how they can provide the best support for Streatham residents. They also discussed Universal Credit which will be rolled out in Streatham by 2019. Continue reading

Christmas Fairs

Today Chuka had the pleasure of visiting a number of local primary schools - including Immanuel and St Andrews Primary, Christ Church and Hitherfield Primary Schools - for their annual Christmas Fairs.  Continue reading

Employment tribunal fees

Chuka has spoken out against Tory attempts to rob working people of their ability to be treated fairly and properly rewarded in the workplace, standing in the way of people enforcing their rights in a court of law. Continue reading

Christmas Lights Switch-on

Chuka joined the Mayor of Lambeth and the Snow Queen to turn on Streatham’s Christmas Lights. Once again, Streatham’s Business Improvement District put on an impressive show with a Winter market, Santa’s grotto, and live music and carols. Continue reading

Small Business Saturday

  Chuka visited local businesses in Streatham to promote and celebrate Small Business Saturday. Chuka helped bring Small Business Saturday to the UK when he was Shadow Business Secretary, having noticed how much support had been generated by the campaign in the US. Continue reading

Streatham Transport Question Time

Chuka joined a panel of representatives from the transport sector and local government for Streatham Action’s public meeting on Streatham’s Transport infrastructure. Questions from the audience focused on the poor service provided by Southern Rail and Thameslink, which serve all three of Streatham’s stations. Continue reading