Category Archives: Politics

Rail travel vouchers extended for passengers

Rail passengers with unused travel vouchers have been given extra time to redeem them to ensure they are not left out of pocket from COVID related restrictions. Thousands of passengers with Rail Travel Vouchers which have expired or are due to expire between 20 October


The race to become London mayor on May 6 became headline news for millions of TV viewers in Eastern Europe this week – thanks to the Bulgarian wife of one of the runners. Independent candidate and broadcaster Brian Rose, the bookies’ second-favourite, is married to Mariana Aleksieva

Luisa Porritt: HMIC Report on Clapham Vigil policing eroding public trust

Responding to Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) report on the policing of the Clapham Vigil, Luisa Porritt, Liberal Democrat candidate for Mayor of London, said: “Police officers kneeling on young womens’ backs. Peaceful protestors manhandled with excessive force. We all saw what happened and

Haringey Council “tampering” with FOI requests

A report to the council’s Scrutiny Committee this week has revealed requests for information made by local residents on a controversial housing scheme were cleared by Labour politicians before being sent out. The report confirmed that answers to FOI requests relating to plans for properties