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Corbyn challenges May on pay cap

JEREMY CORBYN has pressed Theresa May to lift the public sector pay cap – in the last Prime Minister’s Questions session before the House of Commons summer recess. The Labour Leader spoke about the lives of ordinary public sector workers, ...

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Blair? He’s having a laugh!

TONY BLAIR’S latest comeback has baffled East Enders as the former Labour Leader made a small concession to reality but quickly returned to form. Having previously sided with rebel Labour MPs who warned that Jeremy Corbyn was a vote-loser who would ...

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Hammond clings to Austerity approach

TORY CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond has promised to stick to the widely discredit “austerity” strategy of the last government and to keep cutting back on the pay of public sector workers. Speaking to Andrew Marr on the BBC’s Sunday Politics show, ...

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Indes grill Biggs on safety and services

A LACK OF leadership and consistent failures on governance, service delivery and keeping residents safe – that’s the criticism which the Tower Hamlets Independent Group of Councillors is throwing at Labour’s Mayor, John Biggs. The Indes cite an increase in ...

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Help campaigners save TH Youth Sport

IT IS A FIGHT for survival, as Tower Hamlets Youth Sport Foundation (THYSF) tries to stave off cuts which Tower Hamlets Labour Mayor, John Biggs, is planning to the Council’s trailblazing youth sports service. Youth and community leaders across the ...

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After Grenfell – who’s got the energy?

THE NATIONAL AUDIT OFFICE (NAO), the government body which scrutinises public expenditure, has criticised the government proposal to build a nuclear energy plant (Hinckley C) in Somerset. This adds criticism of the finances of the plan to earlier concerns about ...

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