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Chris Maines

Labour’s councillors in New Cross go missing from meetings

The Lewisham News Shopper reports: MEET the councillor who is paid £4,906 for every meeting he attends and his footie mad colleague – you probably won’t clap eyes on them anywhere else. Mystery surrounds the whereabouts of Councillor Stephen Padmore [Labour, New Cross], who has attended only two of the 33 meetings he was expected […]

Local liberal heroes: Duwayne Brooks

A while back, I penned a series of posts profiling forgotten liberal heroes (to which a couple of other people also kindly contributed), looking at some of those who achieved great things for liberalism in their time but have been unjustly forgotten – such as Margaret Wintringham, the very first female Liberal MP. There is also another [...]