Alexandra Palace should be run by the people - petition

RESIDENTS have begun a new petition to force Haringey Council to relinquish control of Alexandra Palace to an independent board. A petition launched on the Government s Number 10 website states: Most observers recognise that the roles of councillor and t

RESIDENTS have begun a new petition to force Haringey Council to relinquish control of Alexandra Palace to an independent board.

A petition launched on the Government's Number 10 website states: "Most observers recognise that the roles of councillor and trustee are irreconcilable.

"After a well-attended and positive stakeholder forum in October 2009, the momentum was for The Ultimate Solution: an independent trust.

"Independent trustees would be expert, creative, competent, committed and experienced.


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"But there is determined foot dragging by Haringey.

"Release our People's Palace from the dead hand of municipal control."

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The petition can be found at petitions.number10.gov.uk/Ally-Pally-Indy.

For more Ally Pally news including the row over its future, see this week's Broadway edition of the Ham&High.

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