27 April 2012
4Children has announced that Jenny Jones is the candidate that best meets the criteria of their Mayoral Manifesto for Families
The charity said that the Green Mayoral candidate ‘came closest to fulfilling their ten pledges.'
Jones said: "I'm delighted that another knowledgeable and respected organisation have highlighted how our policies meet the interests of those they represent.
"Our manifesto tackles the key issues affecting London's families: combating air pollution that is damaging children's lungs, improving road safety, making housing more affordable and helping local authorities develop solutions on childcare.
"This election isn't just about gets elected Mayor; by voting Green on the Assembly, London can help make sure that City Hall works in the interests of families across the capital."
4Children's Mayoral Manifesto for Families set out the ten things that families said they wanted the Mayor to deliver for them, including:
- Developing a Family Test to ensure all policies from City Hall are family friendly
- Transforming London's children's centres into an integrated network of support hubs for families that span the city;
- Beginning to tackle London's housing crisis by building at least 55,000 more affordable family homes by 2016; and Working with childcare providers and local authorities to develop a flexible childcare scheme to support working parents.
More information can be found here: http://4children.org.uk/News/Detail/4Children-Launches-Family-Mayoral-Manifesto