Category Archives: News

Success of the first Rail Clean Air Zone

One of my pleasures in my neighbourhood, is walking daily through Marylebone station. Its easily the most pleasant terminus stations in London. What makes it even more enjoyable to walk…

Lies, damned lies & Lib Dem statistics

As the Lib Dems find it difficult to do bar charts, l thought l will set up a collection of the Labour charts being used to highlight the point of…

The forgotten context of Grenfell fire

The above front page of the Telegraph on the 29th of October not only broke the embargo for the first part of the Grenfell Inquiry but also had a photo…

Heathrow anti-expansion rally in front of Court of Justice

it is inconsistent for the UK Government to have both legislated for a net carbon neutral economy by 2050, and approved the expansion of Heathrow – which will enable an…

Solidarity with the Kurds – lets us be your mountains

The Kurds are the most progressive and secular amongst Muslims in London and the Middle East, so it is not surprising that they are at the forefront of the fight…

Community Against knife Crime

A key issue in next years the GLA elections will clearly be how London responds to the high incidence of knife crime we have seen in the past few years….

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…

Tube noise for passengers & residents

The Economist has done a great service for the travelling public on the tube in London, by revealing some excellent graphics of the noise levels along certain tube lines, in…

Boris Johnson’s poor legacy in London

As l went around Greater London last week to public events around the boroughs l saw the true legacy of Boris Johnson time as Mayor of London on schemes and…

Don’t attack Iran rally

Donald Trump has taken a number of steps to create war in Iran including ripping up the Iran Nuclear Agreement; escalated crippling sanctions; designating their military as terrorists and sending…