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The short version: he likes them. The longer version: read here.
If you are going to publish your tax returns, it is a good idea not to leave out £41,800 of earnings. But that’s what Ken Livingstone has done. Or to put it another way, for every £1 that Ken Livingstone originally said he earned in 2008, he now says he earned £3. And the explanation […]
Being broadcast on the TV tonight, here is Brian Paddick’s election broadcast:
There’s still time to get on the electoral register and so be able to vote in May’s contests for the London Mayor and Assembly. To be able to vote in those elections you must: live in London be a British, Republic of Ireland, Commonwealth or EU citizen be 18 years or over on 3rd May 2012 […]
Launched this morning by Brian Paddick and Caroline Pidgeon, here is the Liberal Democrat manifesto for the May 2012 London elections. You can also read the manifesto online at www.brianpaddick.com/manifesto and sign-up to help the campaign at www.brianpaddick.com/Support. For some of the first coverage of the launch see: London mayor election: Brian Paddick ‘to create youth hubs (BBC) […]
The Evening Standard has reported: Ken Livingstone was under fresh pressure over his alleged tax avoidance after he was forced to admit using his private company to make a sizable political donation. Mr Livingstone had previously claimed to have personally made a donation to the Labour Party of £19,202 in December for “staff costs” during [...]
Via Storify, the highlights of Caroline Pidgeon’s talk on public transport at a public meeting tonight in Westminster: Share “ .@CarolinePidgeon talking transport to Westminster public meeting flic.kr/p/bGt4KD Mark Pack Tue, Mar 27 2012 14:10:10 ReplyRetweet Share “ Nice to see a sign-in sheet asking for emails at this @CarolinePidgeon public meeting on transport in […]
That’s one of the bizarre details revealed in the aftermath of the latest failures on the Jubilee Line: Tube bosses were accused of “over-selling” a claimed improvement in service launched today with 30 trains an hour – up from 27 – during the morning and evening peak. Transport for London (TfL) said 30 trains per […]
Just to show we’re all friends really, the #budget includes a tax cut for Ken Livingstone.Not income tax, corporation tax.#BrianOrBust — Hackney Lib Dems (@HackneyLD) March 21, 2012
… Brian Paddick for this line in is winning debate performance last night: Boris likes his [new] bus because it’s like his house – it has two staircases and three doors.