Newham

Newham People's Budget

Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz and her Cabinet members have listened to the views of residents and put forward proposals for how Newham Council intends to spend money on what people say is important.​​​​​​​

Newham People’s Budget Forums 

Join us at one of our Newham People’s Budget Forums to find out how the council is funded, the 2019/20 budget proposals, and​ how you would like to be involved in future budget decisions.
​Community Neighbourhood ​Date ​Time ​Venue
Beckton & Royal Docks​ ​Wednesday 16 January ​6.30-9pm Beckton Community Centre​, 14 East Ham Manor Way, Beckton, E6 5NG
​East Ham ​​Monday 21 January ​6.30-9pm ​Newham Town Hall, Barking Road, East Ham, E6 2RP
​Stratford & West Ham ​Thursday 24 January ​10.30am- 1pm ​Old Town Hall, Stratford, 29 The Broadway, Stratford, E15 4BQ
To register for your place, visit www.newham.gov.uk/PeoplesBudgetForum or email any comments to Peoples.Budget@newham.gov.uk​

 
 

People's budget proposals 

​Newham Council is proposing to invest an additional £22.1million into its services through its 2019/20 budget, including the biggest investment into Children’s Services in a generation.
  • ​Investing £3m to pay our care staff the London Living Wage 
  • Investing £1.4m into youth services to keep our young people safe
  • ​Investing £6.3m so that primary school children continue to eat for free
  • Investing £10.6m into Children’s Services
  • Investing £1.3m to support children with Special Educational Needs
  • £1.4m to support 19,000 lowest income households by cutting the cost of their Council Tax
  • Investing £390,000 for free bulky waste collections
  • Accelerating social housing delivery with an additional £500,000
  • Investing £250,000 to ensure residents are at the heart of our decision making process.  
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