Tag Archives: The Guardian

Philp back in the spotlight to ‘defend’ Zahawi’s £27m tax issue

Political editor WALTER CRONXITE on Croydon’s very own comeback kid, wheeled out for the media round once more Three months on the naughty step. Almost long enough to get a bad case of piles. But then Westminster always does have … Continue reading

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Stuff and no nonsense at book launch in Crystal Palace

What does a Transition Town do? It does “stuff”, as Rob Hopkins underlined this week on his visit to Crystal Palace. Hopkins is the co-founder of the Transition Network and was visiting for the British launch of his book The … Continue reading

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Election 2012: the battle for London’s middle ground

Barely has the dust settled on Londoners’ last rush to the polling stations (alright, we might be over-stating matters ever so slightly), but work is already underway in the two main party machines, and by LibDems where they have some … Continue reading

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Boris gets tough on expenses claims: will O’Connell be next?

This is an interesting little note on Dave Hill’s London page of the Grauniad website: London Mayor Boris Johnson publicly reprimanding a Tory London Assembly member for his avaricious expenses claims. Last week, after some diligent work by a hyperlocal … Continue reading

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