KENSINGTON LAW CENTRE

North Kensington Law Centre, free Legal Advice and Representation. Covering: Employment, Housing, Welfare Benefits, Immigration and Asylum, London wide.   We work in the community in West London to help people with their legal problems. We seek the best outcomes for those facing disadvantages in the areas of employment, housing, welfare benefits, immigration, criminal defence and prison law. Our clients mainly live in West London but we can sometimes help people from across London. Alongside our legal aid services we offer […]

APPRENTICESHIPS AND TRAINING

Having lived in North Kensington for over 30 years, I am well aware of the very variable opportunities available to young people, and how they are sadly too often missed. Those who have fallen out of work and education for whatever reason are unable to find a way out of their predicament, as the back-up is sadly lacking. There are paths to mobilising skills and intelligence that can bring out the best in our young people who are not academic. […]

INEQUALITY

In 2014, I conducted some research on inequality in Kensington and Chelsea, and discovered that the borough is ‘the most unequal borough in Britain’. I have updated this statistical work in the ensuing years. Sadly, some areas of inequality have become worse. For example, in Beaufort Place off Knightsbridge, health deprivation is almost non-existent, and in the area around Harrods, life expectancy for men is an incredible 92! However, in Golborne Ward, North Kensington, which I represent as Councillor, average […]