Barking and Dagenham Young Inspectors are finalists

The council’s Young Inspectors project has been shortlisted in the Community Champion category of the Spirit of London Awards.

Dagenham singer Stacey Solomon has been confirmed as a co-host of the awards ceremony at the Royal Albert Hall on October 10.

Young Inspectors help to influence local policies and services across a wide range of issues in the borough. It is one of only three shortlisted nominees for this category and members have been invited to attend a reception with the Prime Minister on Monday.