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There's gathering crisis in education as funding is cut says Matthew Pennycook. 

Funding crisis in education

There's gathering crisis in education as funding is cut says Matthew Pennycook.  Read more

Matthew Pennycook, Greenwich and Woolwich MP, secured an end-of-day adjournment debate on 20 December on the proposed closure of Woolwich barracks and he secured a commitment from the Defence Minister to look again in the New Year at the Government’s decision to close Woolwich barracks.

Barracks up for reconsideration

Matthew Pennycook, Greenwich and Woolwich MP, secured an end-of-day adjournment debate on 20 December on the proposed closure of Woolwich barracks and he secured a commitment from the Defence Minister... Read more

Southeastern Train

Matthew Pennycook has been arguing for the metro rail services to be brought under the control of TfL but the new Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, has put the signal at red. 

Metro plans derailed

Matthew Pennycook has been arguing for the metro rail services to be brought under the control of TfL but the new Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, has put... Read more

 Tonia Ashikodi

Tonia Ashikodi has won the Glyndon Ward by-election held on 5th May. On a turn-out of 41% Ashikodi received 2583 votes. More details on the Royal Greenwich results page. 

Tonia Ashikodi wins Glyndon Ward Council by-election

  Tonia Ashikodi has won the Glyndon Ward by-election held on 5th May. On a turn-out of 41% Ashikodi received 2583 votes. More details on the Royal Greenwich results page. ... Read more

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It's only days left now until the London Mayor and London Assembly elections on 5th May. Teams have been out campaigning across all the constituency branches– and there's a lot to be done, including canvassing and delivering leaflets. So if you've yet to get involved, now's your chance. Get in touch with your local branch details on the branches pages, or the Sadiq for London campaign.

Help Sadiq win London for Labour

  It's only days left now until the London Mayor and London Assembly elections on 5th May. Teams have been out campaigning across all the constituency branches– and there's a... Read more

Tonia Ashikodi

“I know I can make a difference in Glyndon and I need your support to help me do it”, says Tonia Ashikodi, who is standing in the Glyndon Ward Local Council By-election on 5th May, which runs concurrently with the London Mayor and London Assembly elections. 

Glyndon is our shared home and I am passionate about its future

“I know I can make a difference in Glyndon and I need your support to help me do it”, says Tonia Ashikodi, who is standing in the Glyndon Ward Local... Read more

There was a high turn out for Sadiq Khan, Labour's candidate for London Mayor, when he came to speak at Greenwich & Woolwich's GC meeting at Charlton House on Thursday 26th November.

Sadiq gives campaign briefing

There was a high turn out for Sadiq Khan, Labour's candidate for London Mayor, when he came to speak at Greenwich & Woolwich's GC meeting at Charlton House on Thursday... Read more

Matthew Pennycook MP has arranged the following dates for his advice surgeries in the coming months. If you wish to see him at an advice surgery please book an appointment by emailing matthew.pennycook.mp@parliament.uk or call 020 7219 6280. 

2nd Saturday of each month: Charlton House from 11am and West Greenwich Community Centre from 2pm

4th Saturday of each month: The Barnfield Project from 11am and Town Hall, Wellington Street from 2pm.

MP advice surgeries

Matthew Pennycook MP has arranged the following dates for his advice surgeries in the coming months. If you wish to see him at an advice surgery please book an appointment...

Following his election as the Member of Parliament for Greenwich & Woolwich on the 7th May Matthew Pennycook MP made his maiden speech to Parliament on Thursday 4th June 2015.  In his speech he praised his predecessor, Nick Raynsford, and spoke about the constituency.  To see and hear the speech click here.

Matthew Pennycook MP's maiden speech in Parliament

Following his election as the Member of Parliament for Greenwich & Woolwich on the 7th May Matthew Pennycook MP made his maiden speech to Parliament on Thursday 4th June 2015....

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A packed rally at Charlton House on Thursday night saw the official launch of Greenwich and Woolwich Labour Party’s campaign for the 7 May general election. Activists from all over the constituency heard addresses from Labour Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Matthew Pennycook, outgoing MP Nick Raynsford, and Leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich Cllr Denise Hyland. Speaking after the event, Constituency Party Chair Julie Grimble said: `It’s wonderful to see so many people here supporting Matthew. It just shows what an outstanding candidate we have. One who is committed to social justice and will put all of his energy into serving the people of Greenwich and Woolwich.’

Greenwich and Woolwich Labour launches election campaign

A packed rally at Charlton House on Thursday night saw the official launch of Greenwich and Woolwich Labour Party’s campaign for the 7 May general election. Activists from all over...

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