Tag Archives: London

Overzealous restrictions are destroying London’s entertainment industry

The council continually favours rich new tenants over long-standing independent businesses.

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The St George’s Cross has become an emblem of the working class

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Like a vote for Ukip, to fly the St George’s Cross is as much to declare one’s antipathy to the liberal, metropolitan well-to-do middle-classes as it is a protest against the EU.

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The mayor’s closure of fire stations will cost lives

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Since Boris forced through station closures, fire engine response times have risen dramatically.

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It’s time we had a bit of devo-max in London

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The case for slackening central government’s overbearing stranglehold on political decision-making is overwhelming.

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Who is paying for Crossrail 2?

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Labour in London has long supported the Hackney-Chelsea line and the latest incarnation of this proposal is Andrew Adonis’ Crossrail 2 proposal.

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Boris’s affordable housing failure exposes his true colours – dishonesty and indifference

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Hundreds of thousands of Londoners are being priced out of London’s housing market, yet Boris doesn’t seem to care.

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The MIPIM property fair: everything that is wrong with regeneration in London

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At a time when millions of Londoners need affordable housing, local authorities are knocking it down and replacing it with luxury flats.

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Big questions for Boris in light of fireworks ticketing fiasco

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Despite prior warnings about ticket touting, little was done to stop widespread abuse.

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Boris breaks another promise by refusing to rule out Tory leadership bid while Mayor

If Londoners wanted an insight into the Mayor’s motives and his slippery character, this is surely it.

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It’s time Boris and TfL acted on sexual harassment on London transport

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There was a 30 per cent increase in reported incidents of sexual harassment on the capital’s transport system this year compared to last.

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