More than three months on from the sudden evacuation of the Chalcots towers, we are still waiting for the council to release all the information residents need to help inform the promised ‘independent review’ of what went wrong.
The husband of a West Hampstead mum jailed in Iran has called on the British Government to take action as his wife was yesterday dragged back into court accused of new charges which could see her trapped in jail for another 16 years.
In-work poverty at a record high; child poverty rising; living standards stagnating as inflation outstrips wages; energy bills sky-rocketing; 20,000 fewer police officers on the street; draconian cuts to the education budget; accelerating student debt; NHS in crisis; social mobility in reverse.
As ever, it has been a fascinating conference, catching up with our Camden Conservative friends and even those from the other side! Yes, the other side was there and they seemed to be enjoying themselves.
How much do you think about your future? I don’t mean in a Mystic Meg way meeting a tall dark stranger in the supermarket or even making monthly pension contributions, but about the care you will need as you get older.
Save Barnet Libraries campaigners are celebrating a small step towards victory after the culture secretary agreed to recognise their representations as a formal complaint – meaning the ministry will investigate the Council’s changes to library provision and could order them reversed.
The owners of the former Chippenham Hotel have been ordered to remove steel shutters and spruce up the long-neglected local landmark, after tenacious campaigning by local activists and publicity in the Wood&Vale.