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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.

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

With 700,000 people turning out to demand a say on the biggest issue facing the country, it’s easy to be distracted from big changes closer to home, but council plans for the area north of Kentish Town station deserve plenty of our attention.

“It was really one of those ‘pinch yourself’ moments.”

Camden Remainers were out in force at the weekend, as they joined the march for a second referendum on Brexit.

Freedom of movement is an unfashionable idea. Neither national nor local politicians, Labour nor Conservative, are willing to advocate for it.

“With Universal Credit on one hand and Brexit causing uncertainty over immigration on the other, we’ll probably have queues out of the door.” That’s the warning from Sean Canning, director of the Camden Community Law Centre, as it celebrates its 45th birthday.

Last week, the council had a brief debate about the most important decision this country will take in a generation, Brexit.

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

When writing for the Ham&High, I enjoy the opportunity to focus on local issues. This week, however, parliament resumes business after a conference recess in which Brexit took centre stage, and Brexit is set to dominate proceedings for many weeks to come.

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

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