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EUROPEAN UNION

After another hectic period in British politics, this feels like a good time to update Ham&High readers with where we are on Brexit both as your local MP and as Labour's Brexit spokesperson.

This week, we expected solutions on Brexit. Instead we were treated to repetition and further delays by the government.

Last month, Labour revealed the government was spending £4.2billion on preparations for Brexit which amounted to around £171,000 an hour.

Camden Council is holding an information evening on Monday, for EU citizens living in the borough.

Next month we will supposedly leave the European Union - and the government has no plan, the public has no certainty and the country has no voice.

Highgate resident and "gang of four" member Lord Bill Rodgers has welcomed seven MPs splitting from the Labour Party, 38 years after he did so.

The government advises that: "Transparency and openness should be the fundamental principle behind everything councils and other local government bodies do."

Following revelations surrounding Café Hampstead's liquidation last month, Harry Taylor reports on a banned company director allegedly interviewing for positions at the restaurant, and how an employment tribunal has cost it more than £10,000

Ever tried travelling up Fitzjohn's Avenue on a Monday morning?

The owner of a brand new Hampstead cannabinoid (CBD) shop says he isn't worried by rumours the product could be pulled from shelves within months thanks to its reclassification as "novel food".

Whichever way you voted in the Brexit referendum, I struggle to believe you could be happy with where we are now.

A bad year for house prices in Camden continued in November, the latest Government figures show.

While the EU Withdrawal Agreement has the potential to spawn a two speed UK after the end of the transition period, a deeper flaw is its failure to define how many EU and UK representatives will sit on the "joint consultative committee" - the group who implement the Withdrawal Agreement (WA).

It is hard to think of an area of local life that has not benefited from the contribution of EU citizens.

The cost of the work on the Chalcots Estate has rocketed to £89.6million, as Camden Council appointed a contractor to carry out vital work on the tower blocks in Swiss Cottage.

Dear Prime Minister. We live in turbulent times. Your deal is not acceptable to Parliament and EU members give you no leeway.

Alistair Coleman, author of the hit book Angry People in Local Newspapers, has been speaking with Layth Yousif about the cult publication about to reach the bestsellers lists...

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

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

When Jacob Rees-Mogg gushes about the benefits of leaving the EU, he usually mentions "cheaper footwear".

It was a powerful and moving show of unity this Armistice Day.

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

I live in the north west of London in the United Kingdom. Like the rest of the country, I have been looking on in bewilderment at the Brexit deal while politicians on both sides of the house vie for political supremacy. Divisions in government make for good news headlines but do nothing for the public's confidence in its institutions.

Camden Council has backed calls for a second referendum on Brexit, with councillors overwhelmingly supporting a motion last night.

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