MAKING THINGS
HAPPEN IN
HACKNEY

Our Track Record of Making Things Happen in HACKNEY

Hackney Labour are making things happen.  We have the track record of delivering for you.
On Thursday 5th May, elect your local Labour candidate that’s working hard for you.

GENUINELY AFFORDABLE

COUNCIL HOMES

1,276 new homes for social rent, living rent and shared ownership.

BIGGEST INVESTMENT IN

LEISURE SERVICES IN A GENERATION

A brand new Britannia Leisure Centre, refurbishing Clissold and West Reservoir Leisure Centres, and a new learner pool at the London Fields Lido.

5 additional

green flag parks

Increased the number of Green Flag parks from 23 to 28.

400 jobs & £12m services

back into council

Brought almost 400 jobs and £12m of services back into the Council from private contractors.

ESTABLISHED

HACKNEY YOUNG FUTURE's COMMISSION

Established a youth-led, independent commission that engaged with 2,500 of Hackney’s children and young people about their lives in Hackney.

16,000 trees

planted on streets & parks

Biggest tree planting programme in a generation ─ 5,000 more street trees and 11,000 more trees in our parks and green spaces.

70% reduction

in toxic air around schools

Rolled out 48 School Streets, banning traffic at drop-off and pick-up times, reducing toxic air around schools by over 70%.

DOUBLED

DOMESTIC ABUSE INTERVENTION FUNDING

Doubled the Domestic Abuse Intervention Service budget since 2016.

Olympic Park: Ten years on, the legacy has resulted in a nice park dotted with impressive sports venues and high-end homes, with some cultural attractions but the poorest and most vulnerable, in what remain London’s most deprived boroughs, have lost out

‘A massive betrayal‘: how London‘s Olympic legacy was sold out

The long read: After so many other Olympic sites ended up left to rot, London 2012 was supposed to be different. But who has really benefited from...

www.theguardian.com

A review of the role of police in schools, listening to the lived experiences of Black and Global Majority residents, making changes to how @hackneycouncil works to be more informed by communities affected by racism, are some actions taken by the Council
...https://www.newsanyway.com/2022/06/18/powerful-set-of-actions-undertaken-by-council-to-better-protect-residents-from-harm-and-racism/

www.newsanyway.com