Tag Archives: cuts

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 […]

Kilburn’s Labour Councillors and Ken meet local youth groups

Local Kilburn Labour councillors Marayam Eslamdoust, Thomas Gardiner and Mike Katz visited Abbey Community Centre on Monday with Labour Mayoral candidate Ken Livingstone and Deputy Mayor candidate Val Shawcross AM to discuss the gangs, youth unemployment and the impact of the Government’s cuts with young people. Local councillor Mike Katz said, “it was great to speak to young […]

Protest at Boris’s secret London Tory Conference

Students, trade unionists, local councillors and residents are uniting for a day of action this Saturday (26 February) to protests at the cuts facing London by the Conservative led government at their secret London Conference. The Secret London Conservative Conference is planned to launch Boris Johnson’s mayoral re-election bid, and has been largely hidden from […]

Lib Dem duplicity over campaign to save Kensal Rise Library

Sarah Teather, the Liberal Democrat MP for Brent Central and a minister for “privatising education” (sorry, running our schools) in the coalition government which has slashed Brent council’s budget by a fifth, is now campaigning to save some of the borough’s libraries that may be forced to close as a result of her government’s imposed […]

Glenda backs campaign to Save Charteris Sports Centre

MP GLENDA JACKSON BACKS CAMPAIGN TO SAVE “IRREPLACEABLE” LONDON SPORTS CENTRE IN DEPRIVED WARD Glenda Jackson, MP for Hampstead and Kilburn, has added her voice to a campaign to stop the closure of a much-loved sports and community centre in north-west London. Charteris Sports Centre in Kilburn is a ‘hub’ for a range of health […]

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

Our first area action group meeting – cuts, cuts and more cuts

We had the first of the new Area Action Groups in Kilburn ward last night – the focus was the impact of the ConDem coalition’s cuts on the council, and particular our ward, Kilburn.

Next Brent Fightback public meeting Wed Dec 15

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New Kilburn area action group meeting

The first Kilburn ARea Action Group is being held on Weds 15 Dec, from 7-9 pm at Abbey Hive