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Helplines for those suffering from domestic abuse during the crisis

Thanks to the Met for providing this list of helpline numbers for those suffering from domestic abuse. Please share these widely:

  • The 24/7 National Domestic Abuse helpline, which offers support to victims and people affected by domestic abuse, is free to call on 0808 2000 247.
  • The Respect Phoneline provides confidential advice and support to help perpetrators stop being violent and abusive, and is free to call on 0808 8024040.

Campaigning in Haringey

Caroline campaigning with Haringey Liberal DemocratsCaroline had a great Saturday out with the excellent Haringey Liberal Democrats, campaigning alongside current councillors and council candidates.

In typical Lib Dem style, the team didn't let the chilly weather stop them!

How can TfL's £12m bonuses possibly be appropriate?

As the news broke that Transport for London is offering £12 million in bonuses to senior executives this year, London Assembly Transport Committee chair Caroline Pidgeon said:

How can anyone consider it appropriate to look at bonuses for senior staff at a time like this?

Boris Johnson’s Government will now use the prospect of bonuses as another stick with which to punish Transport for London and the millions who rely on its services.

Campaigning in Bromley and Beckenham

Caroline joined the Bromley and Chislehurst Lib Dem team for a great day's campaigning. The team looked into transport issues in Beckenham, then met Bromley residents to hear their concerns about the Waldo Road recycling centre and the issues it is causing with traffic and air quality.

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