Clive Efford MP

Clive Efford - A Strong Voice for Eltham and Plumstead

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used_132_bus.jpgClive has welcomed news that a weekend night service of a bus every 30 minutes will be introduced on the 132 route from North Greenwich to Bexleyheath via Eltham from Saturday 12 September

Clive welcomes extra buses at night on 132 route

Clive has welcomed news that a weekend night service of a bus every 30 minutes will be introduced on the 132 route from North Greenwich to Bexleyheath via Eltham from... Read more

london_air_ambulance_infographic.jpgLondon’s Air Ambulance, the charity that delivers an advanced trauma team to critically injured people in London, has already treated 38 seriously injured patients in Greenwich in the first half of 2015.  Clive Efford has joined forces with the charity to call on local residents to donate the price of a cup of coffee towards a second helicopter before the ‘Your London, Your Helicopter’ campaign finishes on 27th September. 

Clive Efford calls on locals to donate for 2nd helicopter ambulance

London’s Air Ambulance, the charity that delivers an advanced trauma team to critically injured people in London, has already treated 38 seriously injured patients in Greenwich in the first half of... Read more

macmillan_cancer_support.jpgEltham MP Clive Efford met with people affected by cancer at Macmillan Question Time in Parliament last week where he heard first-hand about their experiences, and why the Government needs to prioritise improvements to cancer care. The event itself was a chance for people affected by cancer to share their concerns and use their experiences to question a panel of politicians at the highest level.

Clive supports Macmillan Cancer Support

Eltham MP Clive Efford met with people affected by cancer at Macmillan Question Time in Parliament last week where he heard first-hand about their experiences, and why the Government needs... Read more

Clive spoke to a packed meeting at St. Mary's Community Centre along with representatives from the council and East architecture to discuss the proposals for the regeneration of Eltham High Street.IMG_0682.JPG

Clive holds meeting to discuss future of Eltham Town Centre

Clive spoke to a packed meeting at St. Mary's Community Centre along with representatives from the council and East architecture to discuss the proposals for the regeneration of Eltham High... Read more

Clive Efford MP, Labour’s Shadow Sports Minister, responding to the announcement of a public consultation on sport strategy, said:

“The government’s consultation is five years too late and can’t hide the fact that with a year to Rio the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic legacy is crumbling. David Cameron’s sport strategy has been an abject failure - he’s wasted a once in a generation opportunity to inspire people to get active and play sport.

“The Prime Minister’s own Sport’s Minister has contradicted him again and admitted that fewer people are playing sport since the Olympics. They’ve actually taken the country backwards after the high point of 2012 and wasted the investment and opportunity that came with it.

"Labour has long been calling for a long-term cross-departmental sports strategy. Ministers must finally follow Labour’s lead and make the radical decisions we need to help future generations get active and enjoy sport.”
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David Cameron’s sport strategy has been an abject failure

Clive Efford MP, Labour’s Shadow Sports Minister, responding to the announcement of a public consultation on sport strategy, said: “The government’s consultation is five years too late and can’t hide...

fox.jpgClive is delighted that David Cameron’s underhand attempt to use Parliamentary procedure to water down the hunting ban without a full debate in the House of Commons has failed.  He has warned however, that the Tories are bound to try again.

Clive delighted at Cameron's defeat over hunting, but warns "They'll be back!"

Clive is delighted that David Cameron’s underhand attempt to use Parliamentary procedure to water down the hunting ban without a full debate in the House of Commons has failed.  He... Read more

hunting_act_2008.jpgDavid Cameron has announced that he will hold a vote on "relaxing" the fox hunting ban next Wednesday.  Cameron is using Parliamentary procedure to sneak the changes through thereby avoiding a full debate on the issue in the House of Commons.

Clive pledges to oppose changes to Hunting ban

David Cameron has announced that he will hold a vote on "relaxing" the fox hunting ban next Wednesday.  Cameron is using Parliamentary procedure to sneak the changes through thereby avoiding... Read more

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The recent Budget was not the Budget that local people need. It leaves ordinary working people worse off and will do nothing to build the economy to help bring the deficit down.

Clive slams Budget that leaves millions of working people worse off

The recent Budget was not the Budget that local people need. It leaves ordinary working people worse off and will do nothing to build the economy to help bring the... Read more

parliament_picture_football_10_minute_bill.jpgShadow sports minister and Eltham MP Clive Efford has presented a Bill in the House of Commons which will revolutionise the role that fans can play in helping run their clubs. 

Clive's Bill will give football fans a say in how their clubs are run

Shadow sports minister and Eltham MP Clive Efford has presented a Bill in the House of Commons which will revolutionise the role that fans can play in helping run their... Read more

rockliffe_garden_opening.jpgClive was delighted to help open the newly restored Rockliffe gardens in Shooters Hill. 

Clive re-opens Rockliffe Gardens

Clive was delighted to help open the newly restored Rockliffe gardens in Shooters Hill.  Read more

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