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Jonathan Portes is missing the point

I wasn’t very impressed with the Radio 4 Today programme wheeling out Jonathan Portes, Director, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, this morning essentially to spike David Cameron’s guns before his speech today on making it plain to immigrants … Continue reading

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Southall TV coverage of Ealing NHS march 15th September

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Clegg forgets that high earnings are just a phase of life

Nick Clegg, the LibDem leader has “kick started a debate” about higher taxes for middle earners and got himself into a terrible pickle. In attempting to play the Occupy game Clegg has tried to draw a line between the top … Continue reading

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Parking danger zones – July

For the last three months I have been keeping track of the parking tickets given out by the Borough, see April, May and June. Since I last wrote on the subject of parking tickets the council has released their July … Continue reading

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God save the Queen!

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Do it now!

Talking of choosing, you only get to choose if you are registered to vote. The deadline is Wednesday 18th April, more here. Similarly for postal votes or changes to postal votes. Do it now!

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Dr Sahota should stop misrepresenting local NHS changes

I have only just seen this letter in the Gazette from Labour’s Dr Onkar Sahota, their candidate for the Ealing & Hillingdon GLA seat. It didn’t make it into the Ealing & Acton version that comes through my door which … Continue reading

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“I don’t spend any time agonising about the past”

Let’s make sure that Livingstone stays in our past!

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Big deal: Labour “slashes” Ealing council’s senior management team by 7.7%

We all know that the council is having to manage its spending very carefully and make some big changes. Indeed last September council leader Julian Bell told us: We are facing an unprecedented level of cuts in our budgets over … Continue reading

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What was it all for?

This morning my twin brother and I went to meet my father at the Royal Artillery Memorial in Hyde Park Corner. My Dad served with 129th Field Regiment RA, a Scottish regiment, attached to the 17th Indian Division. The Black … Continue reading

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