Clean air for all -18th Sustainable Development Goal?

The new WHO data shed light on the severity of the air pollution problem globally is it not time to have an 18th sustainable development goal, clean air for all. …

London targeted for pharmacy cuts

After a million users of our pharmacies in the UK signed to stop the cuts to their services, the Prime Minister in response to a PMQ asked by a MP,…

It was D’hondt wot done it

It was nice to see one of my local papers West End Extra sub-headline, that LABOUR’s SUCCESS is QURESHI’s LOSS after 12 years in office at City Hall as an…

Money laundering skews Westminster property market

As a councillor in Westminster one of my jobs was to help people through the process of getting housed by the city council.  One of the people I helped has…

Noisy neighbours at Winfield House

President Obama was not just making a noise over whether we should stay in the EU or not but quite literately over Marylebone & St Johns Wood with his helicopters,…

Soho Square Cross rail 2 station, at least

Last week’s AGM of the Soho Society was meant to be a consultation for Crossrail 2 works under Soho. It turned out to be a much more contention affair as…

Ex-council properties owned by off-shore companies

Investigations into off-shore company ownership of properties in Church St Ward, City of Westminster reveal very surprisingly that they have been buying up ex-Right to Buy (RtB) properties in council blocks….

Is the Mayor back-tracking on money-laundering?

With the revelations of the #panamapapers, whats the Mayor of London, got to say about money-laundering in London?  Well you can see from the video link above his verbal response…

Mayor must tackle tube noise before 24 hour tube service

At Mayors Question Time (MQT) on the 17th of June last year, so shown above l got the following response from the Mayor when l raised concerns about tube noise…

Purdah gone mad at GLA

Notices like those above have been put up in Tube stations telling Londoners about the Mayoral and London Assembly elections on the 5th of May. What they won’t realise is…