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Councillor Nathalie Bienfait

Representing Bow West in Tower Hamlets

Category: Council-level work

Full council meeting 16 November 2022

17 November, 2022

Full council meetings happen every 2 months. It is the forum where all the Councillors and the Mayor get together to debate and vote on motions and hear from members of the public. The agenda and other papers are here: Meeting Documents A link to the recording is here: Council Meeting There were several important issues raised in this meeting which I…   Read More >

Chisenhale School Street

17 November, 2022

This is a summary of the conversations and fight to save the school street around Chisenhale Primary School in Bow. What are school streets? A school street is a set of measures around a school which encourage parents to walk and cycle to the school and discourage parents from driving their cars to the school. The main aims of school…   Read More >

Glyphosate project

25 October, 2022

I have been working with local campaigners and council officers to make Tower Hamlets the first borough in the country to ban the harmful weed killer glyphosate from regular use. Background on glyphosate Glyphosate is a particularly effective weed killer which is the primary active ingredient in herbicides like RoundUp, sold the world over to farmers, businesses, consumers and land…   Read More >

Full council meeting 5 October 2022

6 October, 2022

Full council meetings happen every 2 months. It is the forum where all the Councillors and the Mayor get together to debate and vote on motions and hear from members of the public. The agenda and other papers are here: Meeting Documents A link to the recording is here: Council Meeting My contributions: The most important part of this meeting for…   Read More >

Full council meeting 27 July 2022

13 August, 2022

My first full council meeting (with all Councillors and the Mayor) was useful and interesting. The agenda and a link to the recording is here: Council Meeting Maiden speech Because this was the first council meeting I have contributed to, I took the opportunity to say a few words following my election. You can watch the speech from 1h56m in…   Read More >