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Sylhet’s own Brexit – Partition referendum of 1947

One of the untold stories of Partition is the Partition referendum in Sylhet.  Very unusually for partition along the borders of the proposed two-states of India and Pakistan, the Sylhet…

Celebrating London’s linguistic diversity – 21st February

I agree with the sentiment of Melanie McDonagh that “Languages mustn’t become the preserve of the rich” (4th Feb 2021) in the Evening Standard recently but the reality is many more…

London at risk of losing out due to Spending Review

 The Chancellor’s Spending Review has placed London’s economic recovery at further risk, Londonwide Assembly Member, Murad Qureshi AM, has warned. He has also accused the Government of failing to be…

The Trump Card

While the focus has been on Russian interference in British politics, we should not forget the interventions of the President of the United States, Donald Trump. As soon as the…

Boris Trump

In Boris Johnson, Trump has found a compliant British leader who will dance to his tune. As the battle to stop no deal isn’t a struggle between those who want…

The Mother of Parliaments – You must be kidding!

With the continuing Brexit mess unfolding in the House of Commons, can people around the world see our parliament as the Mother of Parliaments ever again?  Since the beginning of the…

Ghost of Redcliffe Line returns

With the Indian states attempt to exclude 4 million in Assam, it makes you wonder about how the ghost of the Radcliffe line still hangs over the area. The line was…

Bell Street empties, a sign of the times!

A small terrace of properties in my neighbourhood along Bell Street, NW1 have been lying empty in a locality desperate for family housing.   While prime housing market has gone…

Vote leave, f*** the elite

When l finished my day of canvassing the day before the by-election in Stoke-on-Trent, l came across the above graffiti nearby the Bus station in Stoke on some derelict buildings…

Lagarde gives globalisation an even worse stink

I can not disagree more with the sentiments of FT editorial of the 20th of December that the IMF has good reason to stick with Lagarde. Christine Lagarde is part…