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Category: News & Articles

  • September 16, 2009

    Counselling Caution When It Comes

    From time to time an almost religious fervour surrounds an idea. A consensus emerges about its importance which relegates to the margins any sensible or open discussion about the issue...
  • August 21, 2009

    Time For Football to Come Home

    With the sporting focus now swinging back towards football it is interesting to note that the 09/10 season will be of the utmost importance on the international stage...
  • August 5, 2009

    CLLR Ian Wilder – A Tribute

    Last week I was informed of the tragic news that Councillor Ian Wilder passed away on 28 July after a long illness. Ian was a long-term servant of the West End of London, the ward that he represented with such distinction and pride...
  • August 3, 2009

    Preparation is all Fire and its Risks

    On 3 July 2009 people across the country watched with tremendous shock and subsequently sorrow as reports of the devastating tower block fire in Camberwell made the television news bulletins and newspaper front pages...
  • July 21, 2009

    Summer Recess Plans

    Today parliament rises for summer recess. It marks the end of a torrid term for our democratic institutions and many people will no doubt be glad to see the back of MPs for a couple of months...
  • July 17, 2009

    Time To Recognise The Reassertion

    Political stability in Iraq and Afghanistan; resolution in the Middle East; the rise of India and China; ongoing unrest in the Balkans and Africa...
  • July 17, 2009

    Mark Supports London Citizens

    Mark joined with the London Citizens at a school in Stepney Green this morning to support their CitySafe Campaign....
  • July 17, 2009

    Cleaning Up The Met

    On listening to a televised discussion about the News of the World phone tapping scandal recently, I was struck by the general acceptance of the Metropolitan Police as an almost mendacious organisation whose word cannot be trusted...
  • July 10, 2009

    Facing Upto Our Economic Reality

    Too few of my parliamentary colleagues have woken up to the enormity of the debt crisis that follows hot on the heels from the economic downturn. Yet the seriousness of what will follow cannot be long denied....
  • July 7, 2009

    Lord Mayor Boosts ST Andrews Club

    The St Andrew's Club has been given a major boost after Cllr Duncan Sandys, the new Lord Mayor of Westminster, confirmed that it would be his Charity of the Year...