Tag Archives: Education

Latest figures show clear need for new NW6 school

**Primary school for NW6 campaign update** We’ve had a great response to our campaign for a new primary school in NW6 so far – which is just as well given these new figures which show how singularly bad the position in Camden is west of the Finchley Road. The latest figures from Camden show that, […]

Focus on kids’ services and parking at next Kilburn forum – 13 Dec

Services for children and young people, and Camden’s parking review are going to be the featured topics for discussion in our next Area Action Group meeting in Kilburn ward. The meeting is on:  Tuesday 13 December 2011 7-9pm Kingsgate Community Centre 107 Kingsgate Road, London NW6 2JH We’re fortunate to be having Camden’s Deputy Leader, Cllr […]

A new primary school for NW6!

As a member of Camden’s Resources & Corporate Performance scrutiny committee, I heard the call-in on the Cabinet’s decision to sell off two hostels which campaigners wanted to use for their proposed free school in Belsize. This post isn’t about the right or wrongs about that particular decision (though the Department for Education didn’t approve […]

Protest at Boris’s secret London Tory Conference

Students, trade unionists, local councillors and residents are uniting for a day of action this Saturday (26 February) to protests at the cuts facing London by the Conservative led government at their secret London Conference. The Secret London Conservative Conference is planned to launch Boris Johnson’s mayoral re-election bid, and has been largely hidden from […]

Lib Dem duplicity over campaign to save Kensal Rise Library

Sarah Teather, the Liberal Democrat MP for Brent Central and a minister for “privatising education” (sorry, running our schools) in the coalition government which has slashed Brent council’s budget by a fifth, is now campaigning to save some of the borough’s libraries that may be forced to close as a result of her government’s imposed […]

Show your anger at the Lib Dems’ lies over tuition fees

Sign Brent Labour’s petition against the increase in tuition fees and the scrapping of the EMA Tell Sarah Teather what you think of her! http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/fees/ Join the protest Tuesday, December 7 at 11am Brent Central Lib Dems’ constituency office: 1 High Road, Willesden Green, London, NW10 2TE

Kilburn six line up against the closure of Kilburn’s college

All six Kilburn councillors were dismayed at the news that the Kilburn campus of the College of North West London will be sold off.

Tories snatch £380m from Brent schools

By Mary Arnold The coalition government’s recent announcements cancelling Building Schools for the Future capital programmes has deprived Brent schools of £80m funding allocated last January to rebuild, remodel and expand four secondary schools initially and a further £300m for the remaining secondaries. This is an enormous setback for the children, teachers and indeed communities […]