Monthly Archives: January 2011

Great explanation of how the Tories have got it wrong

This was posted as a comment on a BBC blog by someone called Richard Bunning. It is long but worth reading and sharing. We must counter this ConDem lie that the economy was in a mess when they took over In order to understand our current predicament we need a reasoned analysis of the Brown […]

Help heap shame on Teather and the ConDems

Brent Fightback is organising a protest against the cuts on Friday, January 28, culminating at Sarah Teather’s advice surgery. See here for more details Brent fightback Demo

Save Charteris Sports Centre – meeting on Jan 22

Charteris Sports Centre in Charteris Road, Kilburn, is threatened with closure as the ConDem Government forces Brent Council to make 28% cuts to services in 2010-11 as part of Cameron and Osborne’s plans to dismantle public services and the welfare state. You can support the fight to save Charteris by joining the Facebook group Save […]

Join the great debate

ARE THE CUTS REALLY NECESSARY? John McDonnell MP will be debating with a leading Lib Dem Thursday January 13th  7pm Willesden Green Library Centre This debate has been organised by the Brent Fightback Campaign on a date that was suggested by Sarah Teather , Lib Dem MP for Brent Central, who is a minister in […]

Meet Brent Council’s leader and discuss cuts

Brent Council’s area consultative forum for the Kilburn area is tonight, Wednesday January 12. It is at 7pm at Queen’s Park Community School, Ayleston Avenue, NW6 7BQ. Cllr Ann John will explain how Brent Council is trying to cope with savage , unprecedented, unnecessary and unnecessarily hasty cuts by the ConDem Government. Cllr John said: […]

Consulting on cuts

Link to Camden’s list of ongoing statutory consultations on cuts and increases in charges

Con-Dem no-show a poor show for Camden tenants

Why didn’t any Lib Dem or Tory councillors bother to turn up at tonight’s big meeting for Camden’s council tenant and leadeholder reps?

Come and hear Ken

Labour’s mayoral candidate Ken Livingstone is guest speaker at West Hampstead Labour Party’s AGM on Thursday, January 13th at West Hampstead Library, at the junction of Dennington Park Road and West End Lane, NW6, starting at 8pm. All Labour Party members and supporters are welcome to attend. Ken will talk about London and national politics and policy thinking […]

Unfair fare rises from Boris and Osborne

Today I joined Labour Mayoral candidate Ken Livingstone and Labour campaigners at West Hampstead tube to protest against the Mayor’s latest fare rises on tubes, trains and buses. Since becoming Mayor in 2008 Boris has raised the price of a single Oyster bus fare by a massive 44%, from 90p in 2008 to £1.30 this […]