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Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

Local elections should provide a chance for people to have their say on issues that affect their lives in the Borough of Camden but inevitably this poll will also be used as an opportunity for voters to send a message to the government and opposition of the day regarding national issues.

To me, the EU is like a big version of West and East Germany. When the USSR collapsed in the early ‘90s, the Berlin Wall came down.

The leader of Camden Conservatives and councillor for Frognal and Fitzjohns has rubbished claims by Owen Jones that he doesn’t hold surgeries, and all Tory candidates in the ward are Brexit supporters.

If a week is a long time in politics, the last seven years has seen key decisions fundamentally change our lives in Camden.

The national debate around Brexit has tragically taken place in an atmosphere of increasing xenophobia, where we are seeing a sharp rise in anti-Semitic, racial and Islamophobic incidents.

The last century is rich with history: A Great War; a global depression; the rise, fight against and fall of fascism around the world; the Berlin wall coming down; the creation of a European Union; and the spread of prosperity around the globe.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

“Why on earth am I still banging on about Brexit?”

Camden councillors pointed the finger at school traffic during a council meeting on Monday night as they became the first local authority in the country to adopt strict World Health Organisation (WHO) targets for air pollution.

Be careful what you wish for. And be doubly careful if you ever find yourself nodding along with Nigel Farage, no matter how tempting it might be. There’s almost certainly a great big lie behind anything he’s saying.

Letters, contributions and comments sent in from Ham&High readers this week.

January is well underway but it’s not too late to wish everyone a Happy New Year!

We are in a fight for our future: the future of our children, our grandchildren and of our country.

In his latest column, Holborn and St Pancras MP Keir Starmer outlines his priorities for the year ahead.

The former Conservative deputy leader of Camden Council has joined the Liberal Democrats, crediting the party’s pro-European Union stance.

Trevor Abrahmsohn, managing director of estate agents, Glentree International, offers his predictions for 2018 on everything from property to the World Cup

Trevor Abrahmsohn, director of north London agents Glentree Estates, believes the governments new housing proposals, as part of the Budget 2017, will go some way into making home ownership “a human right, rather than a privilege”

Hampstead remain campaigner Alistair Campbell said that Brexit could be reversed due to the extent the world’s changed since the referendum, at an Open Britain event in Hampstead on Thursday.

Next year marks the 100-year anniversary since women won the right to vote.

Director of north west London estate agents, Glentree Estates welcomes the return of the Russian buyer

Ever since the UK became one of the six parties to negotiate with Iran over its nuclear programme, the British Government – and the West as a whole - has been opening itself up to criticism that it is neglecting the issue of Tehran’s record of human rights abuses.

A separate assembly body being set up in response to Brexit was one of the ideas discussed at an Extraordinary Camden Council meeting on Monday.

A night encompassing India’s partition, the armed forces, and the Liberal Democrats was held at Burgh House on October 17, as Paddy Ashdown spoke in the latest ‘Lifelines’ talk.

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