• TUESDAY was a busy day for Conservative cabinet minister Penny Morduant who in the morning was taking students around House of Commons, then telling Theresa May once more that it’s time for a No Deal Brexit in the afternoon before hot-footing it to Hampstead to meet the party faithful at a [READ ON]
  • Sian Berry is a POINTLESS answer

    March 30, 2019 // 1 Comment

    POINTLESS is the popular BBC gameshow where contestants tackle questions with the aim of finding the most obscure correct answer. So what to make of Highgate councillor (and [READ ON]
  • Day One: When Theresa came to Hampstead

    March 27, 2019 // 1 Comment

    THERESA May announced today she will step down for the next phase of Brexit negotiations – wait, there’s a next phase?!? – as she pleaded with MPs to back her [READ ON]

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  • ANDREW Dismore, Labour’s London Assembly member for Camden and Barnet, has announced he will not seek another term at the 2020 City Hall elections. The former MP, [READ ON]
  • JENNY Rowlands has won the race to become the new chief executive of Camden Council. She will replace the retiring Mike Cooke. A press release will no doubt be issued soon [READ ON]
  • You do the honours

    January 4, 2019 // 3 Comments

    THE honours system is a funny one: in our North London enclave, people often raise eyebrows about how the gongs are dished out and why, until somebody they like gets an award [READ ON]
  • The interviewing panel

    December 21, 2018 // 4 Comments

    ONE of the big decisions for Camden Council early in the New Year will be to appoint a new chief executive. Mike Cooke’s six-month notice period has zipped away quickly [READ ON]
  • Share the mayor?

    December 20, 2018 // 1 Comment

    ALSO in Westminster, a bit of history to note as the Conservative city council has announced it will elect a Labour mayor for the first time in 50 years in 2019. Ruth Bush [READ ON]
  • Council leader’s Christmas poem

    December 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

    CHRISTMAS is here and apparently some of you are missing some council blogging. Well, we’ve all got a bit of downtime over the festive season, so here come some new [READ ON]
  • Wear your Christmas jumper to work day

    December 7, 2018 // 1 Comment

    LIBERAL Democrat councillor Flick Rea got the festive knitwear out last night to continue the Camden planning committee’s tradition of having the chair wear a Christmas [READ ON]
  • Power in numbers

    December 4, 2018 // 3 Comments

    The gusto with which some members fought 'The Battle Of The All-Member Meetings' should make opponents fear how strong Labour could be if it gets its thousands of card-carriers on the same page [READ ON]

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The ghost of Christmas future

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SALLY Rose White is the ghost of Christmas past. She haunts me, and others should feel the same; more so. Fifteen years ago, at Christmas time, the killer who ended her [READ ON]



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