Brexit poses a values and voting challenge for both the main parties. It may be even bigger for Labour than for the Conservatives.
Posts Tagged: Lambeth
A proportional distribution of seats within multi-member wards would achieve greater fairness and more competition.
Voluntary-aided status works both for Catholic schools and everyone else. Furthermore, lifting the cap from new institutions could have had unexpected consequences.
Smaller electoral areas with just one councillor each would make for less confusion, more accountability – and fewer one party states.
Dorian Bartley, whose day job involves working alongside police to “reduce crime”, also shared conspiracy theories about terrorist attacks in the UK and US.
Pundits are expecting a drubbing for the Conservatives in the capital. But some boroughs will buck the trend. I predict unpredictability.
Red Ted Knight and the then Militant Tendency were a disaster for Lambeth. The hard left has returned – new bottles, yet very much the nastiest of old wine.
The high Council Tax taper in Lambeth, Brent, Harrow, and Waltham Forest means less incentive to come off benefits and into work.
Many Labour councillors are still backing the Maduro dictatorship. This is something we need to challenge.
The huge variation in costs does suggest that some councils, including mine, are likely to be paying over the odds.
They push dishonest figures on homelessness and council funding – but the belief of Labour councillors in their own civic virtue remains constant.
He was barred from public office after leading Lambeth to disaster. But under Corbyn he’s back.
None the less, the local Conservatives exploited the climate of prejudice, while Labour sometimes bent to accommodate it.
While complaining of cuts, it spends £250,000 a year on Lambeth Talk.
The Council is in denial about its failings.