Tag archive of John Sullivan

Barnet People’s Choir NEW video on life in Tory ruled Capitaville

New video released today 7 May 2014 highlights the grim reality of life under One Barnet Tory regime, only two weeks before our chance to replace the Conservatives with a more humane council, on the 22 May local elections. Read BAPS press release here. Watch on YouTube And here are the lyrics of the song.

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Making money out of disability care? Let Barnet Tories show you how - or rather how you can’t

If you want to get a flavour of one of the most enraging and frustrating council committees' meetings that active residents from CADDSS (the Campaign Against Destruction of Disabled Support Services) and BAPS, along with other disabled residents who use Your Choice services and their family carers had to endure – read Mrs Angry's Broken Barnet blog.         It was so frustrating because it became clearer than ever that Barnet's

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“CADDSS grew out of despair and fear for the people we cared for”

  Janet Leifer letter  in response to Cllr. Cornelius letter to the Press. Yet to be published.   Dear Sir, I feel I must respond to the letter from Richard Cornelius concerning outsourcing of service provision and Your Choice that was published in The Press of 13 June. The Campaign Against the Destruction of Disabled Support Services, CADDSS for short grew from a letter written by me and published in the local press in the Spring of 2011

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BRING ‘YOUR CHOICE BARNET’ BACK IN-HOUSE - campaign launch report

Around 50 people met at the Greek Cypriot Centre on 11th April 2013 to launch a campaign calling on Barnet Council to bring 'Your Choice Barnet' back in-house. 'Your Choice Barnet' (YCB) delivers care and support services to disabled adults in Barnet and has been 'arms length' from the Council since February 2012. The Council hoped that the service would make a surplus - £263,000 by 2015 and £493,000 by 2016 - but instead it has been losing money.

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Judicial Review challenge to privatisation of Barnet Council services launched

From: Public Interest Lawyers Press Release – 7 DECEMBER 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Public Interest Lawyers, acting on behalf of Susan Sullivan, a concerned Barnet resident, has today notified Barnet Council (at 9.39am) of her intention to seek judicial review of the “One Barnet programme”. The pre-action protocol letter sets out her claim against the Council. She alleges that the Council is acting unlawfully, both as to the process it has

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Help John save Barnet

Barnet Alliance is rallying to support concerned local resident John Sullivan, who has taken the decision to instruct lawyers to seek a Judicial Review of the One Barnet Programme on behalf of his daughter Susan. He is concerned that the privatisation of services will cause deterioration in their quality as well as financial implications in case of a failure, which will affect all services across the board and all Barnet residents, among them Susan.

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