Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Osborne effect: serving up a triple-dip?

An excellently succinct post on Labour List today used the depressing news of negative growth to underline the disasterous stewardship of the economy by this economy. The latest figures show the economy has shrunk by 0.3% in the last quarter of 2012.  As we are one more quarter of negatvie growth away from experiencing the […]

We want your views on childcare

Hampstead and Kilburn Labour Party is seeking local parents’ views on the pressing issue of childcare, at a meeting on Sunday 17 February. As regular readers of this blog will know, I’ve spent a fair amount of time campaigning (successfully!) to address the deficit of primary school places in NW6. As night follows day, it […]

Next Kilburn Area Action Group on 23rd Jan

The next Kilburn Area Action Group is on 23 Jan, at Kilburn Library from 7-9pm.  We’ll be discussing transport and road improvements, particularly to the High Road, and also the Camden Plan, which sets out the council’s vision for the next five years. Do come along – it’s open to all residents, and gives local […]

Picturing the reaility of Tories’ benefit freeze

They say a picture is worth a thousand words – so rather than writing about today’s Benefit Uprating Bill, I thought I would post two images which pretty much say everything that needs saying on the issue: most people on benefits are in work, not feckless, idle or fraudulent when the Tories say “we’re all […]