London MP, with a constituency only 28 minutes away by Tube from Parliament, claims £12,041 for a second home. Sounds a straight-forward case in the long line of London MPs who had their expense claims heavily criticised during earlier this year? … Read the full post »
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Being meaning to blog about this for a little while, but elections keeping on getting in the way … so here’s the story from The Times Higher Education Supplement from a couple of weeks ago. It features David Lammy, he of the lucky second home.
MPs demand apology from Lammy as they learn there will be no new scrutiny of London Met crisis
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The awful news about the second case of child abuse involving someone Haringey Council was meant to be protecting has rather pushed to one side the publication of the second Serious Case Review into Baby P’s death. … Read the full post »
The Open Rights Group blog has the story, pointing out how the deadline for comments on the Digital Britain Report was followed so swiftly by a press release that… … Read the full post »
In a posting today on LabourList, David Lammy has talked up the popularity of the BNP by misquoting and misinterpreting evidence about how many people visit their website. … Read the full post »
The attitude of David Lammy (MP for Tottenham, one of the two constituency in Haringey) towards evidence of problems with Haringey’s children’s services has been coming under increasing scrutiny and it doesn’t look good. David Lammy was warned by a whistle blower of severe problems in Haringey six months before Baby P’s death. Yet as … Read the full post »
Paul Waugh’s blog in the Evening Standard has a post contrasting what David Lammy used to say about Baby P’s death with what he’s now saying. … Read the full post »