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BACK TO THE EIGHTIES: UB40s FOR AMs?

Reading Tribune last week, l was intrigued to see that I could soon be out of a job (“Conservative government could scrap London Assembly”, October 16). According to ConservativeHome, in…

HOW TO MAKE CITIES LEAD FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

Cities are now the center stage in the battle against climate change, contributing as they do about 75 percent of carbon dioxide (C02) emissions across the globe. This at a…

BANKERS OF THE OLYMPICS

Yesterday we had the Olympic officials in front of the London Assembly to update us on progress towards the 2012 Olympic Games. Brian Coleman and myself took the opportunity to…

BORIS, THE QUEEN VIC AND THE BBC

Now I’m not one for watching EastEnders (it’s enough to put you off living as, quite honestly, if that’s a reflection of real life who would want to live?). But…

BARNBROOK FOUND GUILTY

The Standards Committee took the right decision in finding Richard Barnbrook guilty of bringing both the London Assembly and Barking & Dagenham Council into disrepute. Barnbrook’s claim that three murders…