Monthly Archives: January 2014

What are they frightened of? - Edgware public meeting 22 January 2014

Missed the first You Ask the Questions meeting? Read about it here, and watch the BBC Sunday Politics Show report(26/1/14) about the effects of cutting Barnet Council Tax by 43 pence per week. The report features parts of our public meeting as well.   Standing at the back of the packed hall in Edgware, I met all those people who left the public meeting disappointed at the absence of the Conservatives. 'What's the point?' asked a woman who had

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Community Offer – what lies behind the nicely named consultation
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Barnet Council intends to make a saving of £1.347 million in Barnet Adult Social Care in 2014/5. The proposals to do this are called the Community Offer – CADDSS believes this is a cut price way to offer inadequate services to support Barnet residents in their own homes. So what’s on offer? At the Annual Review each person being assessed for social care receives, social workers should persuade people to choose direct Payments to pay for the

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Call Cabinet to Bring Your Choice Barnet Back In-house Tuesday, 25 Feb

Join us at 7 pm in Hendon Town Hall to submit close to 1000 signatures of residents calling the Cabinet to bring Your Choice Barnet, services for adults with learning and other disabilities, back in-house. At that Cabinet meeting the Task & Finish Group's report about Your Choice Barnet will be submitted. The outsourced local authority trading company that provides day services and residential care for Barnet residents with learning and complex

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You Ask the Questions - Public Meeting threatened by UKIP

The first of four public meetings hosted by Barnet Alliance for Public Services in the run up to the local elections on 22 of May this year will be held on Wednesday, 22 January, at The Larches, 1 Rectory Lane, Edgware. Councillor Alison Moore, Leader of the Barnet Labour Party, Councillor Jack Cohen, Leader of the Barnet LibDems, and Andrew Newby, Chair of the Barnet Green Party, will be on the panel to answer questions from local residents in the

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Celebrate your high street (2 events)

Celebrate your high street Come ready for fun! Bring a song, a poem or a tambourine, castanets or any other musical instrument if you are playing one, or just come and join the fun.  Bring a Christmas Bauble for our tree dressing.  Make some new year wishes, be they personal, local, national -- we will hang them on our decorated tree. Saturday 11 January 2014 1 -3 pm, meet 1 pm outside Caffe Nero on Station Road Edgware, opposite Edgware tube station.

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