Scrap the tax

On 30th October our local business owners will be attending Woolwich Town Hall to highlight the impact of Greenwich Council’s Street Trading Policy – a local tax that will see small business owners being charged…

Priced out, forced out – housing policy is a damaging mess

This week Eric Pickles announced another sticky plaster policy to the Tory-led coalition’s housing policy, this time disguised as a push for ‘locals first’. Pickles claims that the plan will “restore a sense of fair…

Selections, elections and representation – a blast from the past

While having coffee with a local Party member the other day, our discussion turned to an article I wrote just under 12 years ago on increasing ethnic minority representation within the Labour Party. Over the…