Police have been called out to a number of illegal parties across Havering, Redbridge and Barking and Dagenham in recent weeks.
Dagenham and Rainham MP Jon Cruddas has voiced support for plans from the Association of Colleges (AOC), which urge chancellor Rishi Sunak to agree to a £3.6bn funding boost.
Duchess Meghan paid a surprise visit to @RClackOfficial in Dagenham on Friday, where she marked International Women’s Day by giving a speech on gender equality, social justice and women’s empowerment. This years #IWD2020 theme is #EachforEqual (hence the pose in the photos!).
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50 years ago today, a historic strike took place which led to a watershed moment in the fight for gender equality. 187 machinists at Ford’s Dagenham plant walked out and onto the picket line because they were being paid less than their male colleagues.