M.P.s launch Parliamentary Inquiry into Online Child Protection

Greg Hands M.P. and a cross-party group of more than sixty Members of the Houses of Parliament have announced the formation of a Parliamentary Inquiry into Online Child Protection. The inquiry will take evidence over the next few months from parents, child protection experts, Internet experts and Chief Executives or senior managers of many of Britain’s largest Internet Service Providers.  The group will report to Ministers in November.

Lessons for London from New York City

Greg Hands M.P.'s article from Forward! magazine in 2007 - detailing the lessons London can learn from New York City's success in fighting crime:

“Absent Andy” ignores recall and riots

Slaughter has no time on holiday even to commentThere is confirmation that Labour MP for Hammersmith, Andrew Slaughter, ignored the recall of Parliament to stay on his holiday. Thursday’s emergency session was held to debate the riots in London and other cities.

Hands urges Fulham residents to speak up for extra Wimbledon Branch trains

As reported in this bulletin in April, Transport for London are proposing to make the morning commute for Fulham residents easier, with five extra trains on the Wimbledon Branch.The extra trains will be a welcome relief for Wimbledon Branch users, who will also see increased reliability of services, with 24 per cent more capacity on the line through the withdrawal of the under-used Olympia to Earls Court service, which many commuters have tagged 'the ghost train'.

Labour refuse to back campaign to stop Super Sewer threat

Conservatives continue fight for residentsIn an extraordinary move this week, Labour Party Councillors in Hammersmith & Fulham refused to vote in favour of challenging Thames Water's proposals to turn Sands End into an eight year construction site.