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Joanne McCartney

London Assembly Member

Party
Labour Party
Tenure
3 May 2012
Responsibilities

2014-15

  • Chair of the Police and Crime Committee
  • Member of the Budget and Performance Committee
  • Member of the Confirmation Hearings Committee
  • Member of the GLA Oversight Committee
Constituency
Enfield and Haringey
Key Issues
Policing and community safety, health and public services, children and young people, jobs, skills and economic development, keeping London moving, a greener and environmentally friendly London
Salary
£55,161
Register of Members' Interests - Joanne McCartney
Register of Members' Interests - Joanne McCartney
expenses
Joanne McCartney's expenses
Gifts and Hospitality
Joanne McCartney Gifts and Hospitality

Biography

Joanne was elected as the London Assembly Member for Enfield and Haringey in June 2004.

She currently Chairs the London Assembly’s Police & Committee and sits on the Budget & Performance Committee.

Joanne has previously served as Chair of the London Assembly’s Health and Public Services Committee and led investigations into a number of issues which are important to Londoners including: the decline of London’s public toilets; breast cancer screening; the future of the Post Office network, and access to mental health services.

Before being elected to the London Assembly, Joanne served as a local councillor in Enfield from 1998-2006. During this time she served as Chair of Enfield’s Early Years Development and Childcare Partnership and as a Director of Millfield House & Theatre. She practiced as a barrister, specialising in employment law and also worked as an adjudicator for the Housing Ombudsman dealing with disputes between landlords and tenants.

Joanne has three children and is Chair of Governors at her local primary school.

Biographical information as supplied by individual Assembly Members.

Contact details:
GLA
City Hall
The Queen's Walk
London SE1 2AA

Tel: 020 7983 5524
Fax: 020 7983 5679
Email: joanne.mccartney@london.gov.uk

Press releases for

News from Joanne McCartney AM: Football clubs urged to pay all staff the Living Wage
18 June 2015

Football clubs across the capital are being urged to pay the London Living Wage. London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney AM said the move would “contribute to ending the chronic problem of low pay”.

News from Joanne McCartney AM: New London Overground service is not good enough
17 June 2015

London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney AM has again raised concerns over the shortage of carriages and subsequent delays that have blighted Enfield commuters since Transport for London (TfL) have taken over services running between Liverpool Street and Enfield Town.

News from Joanne McCartney AM: London Overground arrives in Enfield
1 June 2015

London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney AM has welcomed Transport for London’s (TfL) takeover of services running between Liverpool Street and Enfield Town.

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