Entries by holly beattie

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Update on London COVID-19 restrictions

London has been placed into Tier two COVID restrictions in response to the rising number of cases. I met with Government Ministers and Scientific Advisors today, 15th October, and can assure you that the following information is up to date and correct. Please be advised that these restrictions apply to all constituents in Erith and Thamesmead. We […]

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Government refuses Labour’s calls to publish documents relating to the exams fiasco

On Wednesday 9 September, the Labour Party had the chance to bring forward a motion on the issues surrounding students’ results. As a Party we called on the Government to publish all documents relating to the August exams fiasco so that we are able to scrutinise what led up to these events and ensure they […]

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“Too little, too late” – my response to Government u-turn on exam results

The Conservative Government finally announced yesterday that students would now be awarded their Centre Assessed Grades (CAG) in response to the backlash over the Ofqual algorithm which saw some students’ results downgraded by more than two levels. The Government’s u-turn on this is too little, too late, especially for those students who have already been […]

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Are you Erith and Thamesmead’s Best Small Shop?

I’m calling on Erith and Thamesmead small shopkeepers to enter the Best Small Shops Competition, celebrating the successes of small shops and the central role they play in their local community, particularly in response to COVID-19. The Best Small Shops Competition is open to any small shop* operating in the UK. The competition is free […]