Deadline extended for Middlesex Street Estate security survey


Following a fantastic response to our recent Middlesex Street Estate security survey we have decided to extend the deadline and to keep the survey open online until June 2017. If you haven’t taken the survey and you live on the Middlesex Street Estate please do take a moment to give us your feedback by clicking here:

Many thanks

Jason Pritchard and Munsur Ali

Common Councilman for Portsoken ward



Residents petition forces City of London to take action over massage parlours on Middlesex Street

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Massage parlour on Middlesex Street

Local newspaper City Matters reports on residents massage petition and City action:

‘Happy to Chat’ Conversation Club in the City of London

Labour Common Councilmen Jason Pritchard and Munsur Ali have announced a new conversation club called ‘Happy to Chat’ in Portsoken, City of London. This new club aims to bring people together, young and old, and to create dialogue and understanding between people. The Conversation club has been inspired by the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness which aims to tackle the silent epidemic of loneliness. Watch this film to find out more. / A Brit Rocks Films

Forthcoming Weekly Surgery dates

During our campaign, we promised to make ourselves available to help you with the day to day problems that arise. Below are the forthcoming dates for our weekly advice surgery.

→ Weekly surgery dates

Tuesday 16th May 2017

5.45pm – 6.45pm, The Green Box

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

5.45pm – 6.45pm, Artizan St Library

Tuesday 30th May 2017

5.45pm – 6.45pm, The Green Box

Tuesday 6th June 2017

 5.45pm – 6.45pm, Artizan St Library

You can also contact us using the contact form below:

Portsoken Labour Councillors announce new deal to offer English Practice lessons to residents

Develop and improve your English language skills with English Practice Lessons.

Councillors Jason Pritchard and Munsur Ali are pleased to announce an exclusive deal to offer low cost English lessons to Portsoken residents.

If English is not your first language you can now join low cost classes in Central London and learn English with trainee teachers who are learning to teach. You practise your English, they practise their teaching. The classes will be run in the afternoon and evening and your councillors have secured a 50% discount for any residents looking to register.

Classes can be booked in the afternoon:

Monday-Friday, 2 hours per day (1.30pm-3.30pm or 4.00pm-6.00pm)

and evening:

Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday, 2 hours per day (6.30pm-8.30pm)

To register your interest and find out more information please email:

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Next ‘Happy to Chat’ Conversation Club Date Announced

Following a very positive first ‘Happy to Chat’ Club earlier this month, Councillors Jason Pritchard and Munsur Ali are pleased to announce that the next session of this new social club will take place on Tuesday 16th May at the Kahaila Cafe in Portsoken.

‘Happy to Chat’ is a new conversation club in Aldgate that aims to bring people together, young and old, and to create dialogue and understanding between people. Come and meet other people and share your stories.

There will be hot drinks and cakes available to purchase in the café.

You are invited to our ‘Happy to Chat’ conversation club. Come join the conversation…

Time: 16:15pm – 17:15pm

Date: Tuesday 16th May 2017

Location: Kahaila Café, 7-8 Harrow Place, London E1 7DB

For more information see

Reminder: Come and join our Middlesex St Estate walkabout this Thursday 6pm

Come join our Middlesex St Estate Residents Estate Walkabout this Thursday 11th May 6pm. Meeting point: Artizan St Library. Focus on