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Councillor Nathalie Bienfait

Representing Bow West in Tower Hamlets

Aspire administration to increase major events in Victoria Park

5 December, 2023 | Council-level work Local action

I have been shocked and frustrated at a decision taken by the Aspire administration in Tower Hamlets to increase the number of major event days allowed in Victoria Park – the jewel in our borough’s crown. Events in the park are known to local residents to be highly disruptive, both while the events are taking place and while event infrastructure…   Read More >

In Roman Road LDN: Motion calling for Gaza ceasefire ruled outside of Council remit 

15 November, 2023 | Press

I was quoted in the Roman Road London online magazine because my motion on the Gaza conflict was not accepted due to safety concerns. The full article can be read online here: https://romanroadlondon.com/tower-hamlets-aspire-labour-green-gaza-ceasefire-motion-rejected-council/ My quote: “My main priority is that I want everyone in Tower Hamlets to remain and feel safe in the borough and that is what my motion…   Read More >

Green’s motion on Gaza conflict disallowed

15 November, 2023 | Council-level work

My motion calling for peace in Tower Hamlets and a ceasefire in Gaza was not been allowed to be presented at the Full Council this evening 15 November 2023. Having spoken to the legal and monitoring officer, this decision to disallow motions on the topic was taken because the issue is not something that Tower Hamlets Council has any direct…   Read More >

In the Evening Standard: Sadiq Khan urged to use legal powers to prevent East End LTNs being axed

13 October, 2023 | Press

I was quoted alongside Sian Berry, Green London Assembly Member, in a piece in the Evening Standard on Berry’s request that London Mayor Sadiq Khan uses GLA powers to prevent removal of Tower Hamlets LTNs. More information about the question is here: https://cllrnathaliebienfait.net/sian-berry-am-pushes-sadiq-khan-on-tower-hamlets-ltns/ My quote is as follows: “Nathalie Bienfait, a Green councillor in Tower Hamlets, said there was huge…   Read More >

Sian Berry AM pushes Sadiq Khan on Tower Hamlets LTNs

13 October, 2023 | Council-level work

Green London Assembly Member, Sian Berry, has highlighted that London Mayor Sadiq Khan can and should step in to prevent Lutfur Rahman from removing vital Low Traffic Neighbourhoods in Tower Hamlets. At Mayor’s Question Time on Thursday 12 October 2023, Sian Berry AM highlighted that the London Mayor Sadiq Khan has powers under the Greater London Authority Act which allows…   Read More >