Monthly Archives: April 2008

You’re never too old!

No-one in public life should ever feel too old to take on fresh ideas. I received this today and recommend the link to London readers especially, but others past the first flush of youth elsewhere in Britain might find it … Continue reading

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‘Stock Transfer’ rides again

Remember this? From the large scale stock transfer attempt of 2004. The Labour, Lib Dem and Conservative leaders all of the same mind. And they were right too, but the ballot failed to support them. Four years and about £20m … Continue reading

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In desperation

Received a piece of Lib Dem ‘Literature’ through the door this morning. It’s really amazing in some ways that they are still rehearsing the worn-out formulas that were so novel (were they?) 30 years ago. You know “It’s a two … Continue reading

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Tube strikes threaten.

Londoners have 48 hours of travel misery to look forward to next week with the news that yet another Tube strike will be staged in a row over staff transfers and pensions. According to RMT General Secretary Bob Crow, “The … Continue reading

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A message from Tony Arbour

Save weekly rubbish collections! Your rubbish will only be collected once every fortnight. More then 30 years ago the Conservatives introduced recycling in this borough with “bottle banks” at several different locations around the borough. Kingston’s Conservatives encourage all residents … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson launches Environment Manifesto

Boris Johnson has launched a detailed manifesto for Environmental policy for London. See the link on the ‘Back Boris’ page.

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