UKIP Mayoral Candidate decries Earl’s Court redevelopment plans

Peter Whittle of UKIP has become the most recent London Mayoral Candidate to publicly decry the Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre redevelopment plans. During a twitter Q&A, organised by London Elects, Whittle’s reply to tweets from supporters of the ECAAG (Earls Court Area Action Group) was one of concordance with the...

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Beware the IDS of March

Shortly before his assassination, the Roman senate declared Julius Caesar “dictator in perpetuity” and went to inform him about good news. Caesar did not stand to greet them which apparently caused such offence that many believe it was this faux pas that precipitated the civil war which culminated in the...

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Green Party campaign warns Putney about pollution crisis

Green Mayoral candidate, Sian Berry, took her campaign for cleaner air to one of London’s most polluted roads: Putney High Street, where she warned local residents that traffic emissions were causing a “pollution crisis” and frequently surpassed the lawful amount by as much as 100%. Working with the campaign group...

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Rejected sex education plan creates awkward conversations for the Government

A Select Committee recommendation to make sex education compulsory in schools was rejected by the government earlier this month leading to anger and confusion. However, according to an article by Channel 4 News presenter, Cathy Newman, in the Telegraph, the decision was only reluctantly made by the Education Secretary, Nicky...

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EU referendum timeline

The Prime Minister’s battle with Brussels for a reformed EU membership package continues to gather pace. From 18th to 19th February, David Cameron will be at a Brussels EU summit where he hopes to secure deals from member states on issues such as economic governance, the expansion of the single...

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Boris and the EU

The whole EU referendum will make or break dear old Boris; who lives for the day when he will be Prime Minister. But in between his photogenic travels abroad, his writing (Churchill in 2014, Shakespeare later this year), and his weekly columns in the Daily Telegraph, it is clear he...

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