James Cleverly MP welcomed to Eastlight House


James Cleverly MP with Eastlight staff

BRAINTREE MP James Cleverly MP has praised Eastlight for our work to support customers and communities following a visit to our HQ.

The Foreign Secretary met staff, residents and partners during a visit to Eastlight House last Friday, 17 November.

During the visit, Mr Cleverly:

  • Toured our Community Common Room, a large office space where more than 20 local agencies and charities work together to make a difference for our customers and communities
  • Met and offered his support to our All In Community Team for Braintree, who are creating a bold solution to the mental health problems affecting so many in the town
  • Learnt about our forthcoming Resident Academy and voiced his backing for our work to support more residents to get involved in shaping Eastlight and other local organisations
  • Discussed ongoing case work raised by residents in his constituency.

Barbara Marsh, Eastlight’s Housing Director, said: “Thank you to James for taking the time to visit us at Eastlight House.

“It was great to discuss the work we are doing with customers and the wider community to tackle the challenges faced by so many.”

Mr Cleverly said: “It was a pleasure to visit Eastlight and to gain an insight into the steps they are taking to support customers and make a difference in Braintree.

“I was impressed by the innovative work being done by the All In team for Braintree to support residents affected by mental health issues, and they have my support.”

See more about All In here