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Published: Monday, 19th October 2020

After the success of the first round, there will be another four themed sessions of the popular online Q&A events.

The last round had a total of over 4,000 combined views, and we're expecting more views comments and streams as we’ve increased ways you can ask questions.

Residents who are concerned about their wellbeing or a loved one, confused about how COVID-19 rules affect them, or want an update on what’s going on in their local area can use the online events to ask questions. There will also be a chance to find out about each Cabinet Member’s plans for the rest of the year. 

Leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Cllr Danny Thorpe said:

“I am really pleased to see the return of the online #Ask Greenwich sessions. With continued restrictions in place, face-to-face engagement is very difficult, but the online sessions allow for questions to be asked wherever you may be. The events are led by residents, so whatever questions you have please ask. Questions can be asked individually or on behalf of group, and we want to hear from as many people as possible. We encourage residents to get involved in any way that they can, this could be through social media, email or even by sending in a pre-recorded video question. This is your chance to find out about matters that are important to you and your local community”.

Cllr Danny Thorpe, Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Communications and Corporate Services will be joined by different Cabinet Members in each session, with the first session focussed on all COVID-19 related questions:

COVID-19 special - Wednesday 4 November 5-6pm 

Cllr Miranda Williams: Health and Adult Social Care  

Cllr Matt Morrow: Children and Young People 

Monday 9 November 1-2pm 

Cllr Adel Khaireh: Culture and Communities 

Cllr Jackie Smith: Community Safety and Enforcement 

Tuesday 17 November 1-2pm

Denise Scott-McDonald: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Economy and Skills  

Cllr Chris Kirby: Finance and Resources 

Wednesday Tuesday 24 November 1-2pm 

Cllr Sizwe James: Environment, Sustainability and Transport  

Cllr Sarah Merrill: Planning and Regeneration  

Cllr Anthony Okereke: Housing   

You can ask a questions by:

  • Recording a video question or emailing questions in advance to askgreenwich@royalgreenwich.gov.uk
  • tweeting questions to #AskGreenwich
  • asking a question on our #AskGreenwich Instagram story posts
  • adding a comment to the live Facebook stream.

If you miss a session don’t worry you can always catch up another time on Youtube and Facebook after the events.