There are at least 16,000 children between the ages of 11 and 15 missing education in England because they have been severely bullied. They deserve justice. James is pictured with Dr Carrie Herbert MBE, Founder and President of the Red Balloon Learner Centre Group. Already the campaign has drawn widespread praise and was featured on the influential blog page ‘Conservative Home’. A much more detailed article can be found; www.jameshockney.com/my-charter-for-bullied-school-children/
Making these changes would go a long way towards helping and supporting the victims of bullying.
Crime in Edmonton
If elected as the next MP for Edmonton – his day one priority will be on helping to secure more resources and Police in Edmonton.
We all know that crime in too high in the area. James fully supports the recruitment across the UK of 20,000 extra Police Officers. This will mean more Police for Edmonton.
A10 Edmonton / Enfield road safety – stop the speed racing.
This has included bringing forward a debate with the Conservative Group Leader at Enfield Council (Opposition Priority Business), being interviewed by BBC London News and launching a Change.org petition.
In addition to regularly promoting the issue on social media and working with local organisations on the problem.
Back off our bins!
This has included featuring this as a major issue in his Bush Hill Park by-election campaign, pressing the issue on social media and speaking in Enfield Borough Full Council meetings.
His family have been served by the North Middlesex Hospital for decades – so deeply values the professionalism and dedication of our NHS staff. So will always support record investment going into the NHS.
Fly tipping in Edmonton
Many residents have contacted James about the awful amount of fly tipping that is blighting Edmonton at the moment. As your MP he would hold the Labour run Council to account on tackling this.
‘Local Connection’ housing campaign
Schemes like this mean those on the Council Housing waiting list that have a local connection are pushed to the front of the queue.