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…

BUILD IT UP ON!

Westminster City Council has started its consultation on skyline of the City via the launching of its document Building Height: Getting the right kind of growth for Westminster.  It is worth…

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…

Four ugly Tower sisters don’t bode well for pro-Tower policy

  Simon Jenkins ( Westminster Council’s pro-tower policy is a disaster for our city – 28th March 2017 ) is right to say that Westminster City Council has bad form…

We must protect our EU citizens

After Article 50 was triggered yesterday, 3.3 million EU citizens in the UK and up to 1.6 million UK citizens living in Europe have been turned into bargaining chip.  They…

Arab jihadists interested in Sylhet?

I woke up yesterday shocked to hear on Radio 4 about the Jihadi cell in Sylhet ( its my family ancestral home ) and the siege on Bangladesh Independence Day….

When is noise on tube system going to be taken seriously?

Noise may not be top of ever ones priorities but its a big issue for many. For example on the Heathrow expansion the chief environmental concern is not CO2 emissions…

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…