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#PLUS ça change: in the new old Labour Cabinet

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose THE new Council Leader (Cllr. Ejiofor) appears to have hand-picked—for his new Cabinet—both former…

Started by Clive Carter

2 yesterday
Reply by Clive Carter

#The “failure to just focus on basic services”

IN this recent article, Tottenham community activist Martin Ball succinctly identifies the abiding problem with the Haringey local authori…

Started by Clive Carter

2 May 20
Reply by Zhirayr Nersessian

Soon this will be a thing of the past - #HTHBadDeal

A somewhat ambiguous headline from Piers Read. Apparently clarified further into the message. Piers Read‏ @PiersRead 6h6 hours ago So…

Started by Adrian Essex

0 May 16

#THE influence of former Communists in today’s Haringey Labour Party

HOW much influence do former Communists have in today’s Haringey Labour Party? Not much under the present Administration, led by the Conser…

Started by Clive Carter

2 May 9
Reply by Clive Carter

Comments and thoughts on homes for Haringey

Scenario - a single mother with 2 children, 15 and 19, has been housed in a series of temporary accommodation provided by h4h for 20 years.…

Started by Sam Leggatt

0 May 8

Local Election results 2018, N8 etc.

Go to Haringey's website for full numbers. Labour won the council again. Much to no one's surprise, but only half of N8 complied. In Crouc…

Started by Mark Crouch End

3 May 6
Reply by Adrian Essex

Municipal Borough of Hornsey election results 1964-2014

Given the uninspiring prospect of the same team winning the local elections in Haringey yet again (even if it's kind of the same team, beca…

Started by Mark Crouch End

5 May 5
Reply by Mark Crouch End

Bizarre non-sequiturs in Labour's Latest pre-election bumf - what a pickle

I received a bizarre pre-election leaflet from the Labour Party through my letter box yesterday.  Oddity number 1 - Public Spaces - Crouch…

Started by Adrian Essex

1 May 2
Reply by Mark Crouch End

The HDV (Havering Development Vehicle)

Saw this on social media - Havering have partnered Wates to replace and rebuild their council housing stock, setting up a JV to do so. http…

Started by Mark Crouch End

1 May 1
Reply by Adrian Essex

#A Fairness Commission?

THE fourth of five election-2018 pledges by Haringey Labour is to “establish a Fairness Commission” “a borough-wide conversation that wil…

Started by Clive Carter

4 Apr 29
Reply by Mark Crouch End

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