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News from the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition, founded in 2010 soon after the last Haringey Council elections: Very good #TUSC meeting in Haringey on Tuesday, first batch of candidates agreed — TUSC (@TUSCoalition) November 28, 2013 I think it’s safe to say they aren’t very keen on the Liberal Democrats, but neither is the […]
Labour Haringey failed to build any new council homes for 25 years. But now Liberal Democrat work is changing that...
Road works sign dumped in flowerbed – but Haringey Council says can’t remove it for “health and safety” reasons
Ah, Haringey Council. The fourth most complained about council in the whole country, one of the worst for fixing roads and the council which failed to answer more than 1 in 3 calls made to it. No wonder Haringey Council was rated the worst in London by the final Audit Commission review. Of course, Haringey […]
Haringey Council refuses to name the councillors who have failed to pay Council Tax.
A genius bureaucratic answer from Haringey Council this week. Genius because it is superficially so reasonable yet, when you apply one tiny morsel of knowledge, impressively eccentric. I have been chasing up why it had taken Haringey Council the best part of a year to fix a damaged road sign which I had reported. Part […]
Haringey Labour doesn’t seem to be having a good run-in with democracy this year. Over the summer there were the complaints about Unite’s “autocratic monopoly” for its role in the selection of a Parliamentary candidate in Hornsey & Wood Green. Now there are allegations of rigged candidate selections for the May 2014 local council elections, […]
Not sure the Daily Mail have quite got the hang of this copyright lark...
Welcome to the Leaning Tower of Stroud Green, one of a clutch of wayway road signs just off Stroud Green Road which I first reported to Haringey Council in late 2012. It’s not just that Haringey Council frequently takes so long to fix the basics. If you want another example, look just up the road […]
Perhaps when ringing your local council you hope for your call to be answered quickly, handled well and the appropriate action to follow swiftly and effectively? Good luck then if the council is Labour-run Haringey as you’ve got a greater than 1 in 3 chance of falling before even the first hurdle, with your call […]
'Get a grip' on £6m school overspend - Broadway Ham & High