Category Archives: News

Austerity inferno

The charred and burnt Grenfell Tower looms over Kensington’s affluent landscape as a disturbing and painfully appropriate symbol of austerity. The inferno is not dissimilar to fires in shanty towns…

Diesel car scrappage not good enough

  Many are right to ridicule the Tory diesel scrappage car scheme where only a estimated 9,000 diesel cars maybe affected out of 12 million on the road when the…

Air pollution now a General Election issue

Yesterday there was an astonishing admission from Andrea Leadsom MP on the floor of the Commons about delaying DEFRA’s application of its NO2 plan, something many had been waiting several years…

Why are all hybrids diesel?

I noticed the old buses on No 2 bus route are being replaced by new hybrid buses in my neighbourhood at their turning point on Hayes Place when they head…

Boris Johnson,Bashar Al-Assad & sanctions

Its all very well Boris Johnson arguing for tough new sanctions at his G7 meeting against Assad & Putin now that he is Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth…