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Mayor urged to take a stand against Anti-Semitic and terrorist flags in London

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Flags of Anti-Semitic groups were flown at recent protests despite powers to remove them

The Mayor and Metropolitan police should use their powers to arrest individuals flying terrorist flags at protests, marches, and rallies in London, says London Assembly member Kemi Badenoch.

At the July 3rd annual ‘al-Quds Day’ rally through central London, Hezbollah flags were repeatedly seen. Hezbollah is listed in the UK as an illegal terrorist organisation that promotes Anti-Semitic beliefs.

In 2013, using powers granted by Section 13 of the Terrorism Act 2000, two men were arrested for displaying Hezbollah flags. Kemi Badenoch would like the Metropolitan Police to exercise these arrest powers whenever these flags are seen.

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Londonwide members handed shadow constituencies

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Shadow Members

Our Londonwide members have been allocated shadow constituencies to ensure Londoners have a Conservative voice across the capital. They are:

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Male rape charity handed £78,000 thanks to ground-breaking report

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Mayor pledges cash after campaign by London Assembly member Kemi Badenoch

Male rape charity Survivors UK is set to receive £78,000 from the Mayor of London thanks to a ground-breaking report from Conservative London Assembly member Kemi Badenoch.

Kemi’s Silent Suffering report, released in November, suggested 92,000 rapes and sexual assaults on men went unreported to the Metropolitan Police between 2010 and 2014.

As a result of her research and subsequent lobbying, the Mayor of London has agreed to grant Survivors UK an extra £78,000 over the next three years to encourage more victims to come forward.

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Met Police using social media to fight crime with 750,000 followers

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– Figures show officers and borough units have set up over 350 accounts

The Metropolitan Police Service is using more than 350 social media accounts to help fight crime across London, numbers revealed by Kemi Badenoch show.

Accounts set up by individual PCSOs, officers and local borough units have attracted more than 750,000 followers and are used to interact with communities and quickly spread information to the public.

The Mayor of London says the Met intends to grow its number of social media accounts over the coming months, as well as extending social media activity beyond neighbourhood policing.

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Mayor must act as domestic violence incidents surge by 9,000

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Staggering 15% increase in 2015 requires swift action by police

Domestic violence incidents in London surged by over 9,000 in one year, show figures highlighted by Kemi Badenoch AM.

During the 12 months to November 2015, there were 70,682 reports of domestic abuse reported to the Metropolitan Police Service, an increase from 61,471 the previous year.

Kemi will be raising the issue with Boris Johnson at Mayor’s Question Time on Wednesday.

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No hot water or heating: 3,000 complaints about outstanding urgent repairs per year

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Thousands of private tenants in the Capital are going without hot water or heating thanks to rogue landlords, according to a new report.

Local authorities in the Capital are receiving an estimated 2,916 cases of outstanding urgent repairs* every year, from frustrated private tenants.

The report’s investigation found:

  • In the last three years, just six London councils have received 1,640 complaints of outstanding urgent repairs from private tenants
  • This works out to 2,916 cases per year if extrapolated across the Capital’s 32 boroughs
  • Of these, 152 tenants had to wait more than three months before their emergency was fixed
  • If a private tenant contacts their local council about an outstanding urgent repair, the maximum time for an initial response varies from 1 day – 10 days
  •  Similarly, the maximum time limit for an initial home visit from an environmental health team varies from 1 hour to 7 days

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