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Jim’s in tune on carers

Labour MP Jim Fitzpatrick chose Carers Week 2016 to pledge his support for Carer Friendly Communities in his constituency, Poplar and Limehouse (in Tower Hamlets). Jim pointed out that “there are 6.5 million people in the UK who care for ...

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“O&S” struggles to improve recycling

When the Cabinet system was first introduced, a council’s “overview and scrutiny” committee was intended to scrutinise, closely, the work of the executive – providing some sort of reassurance to the wider Council. Councillors were given “call in” powers, by ...

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Go, sister!

Happy International Women’s Day! Celebrate by watching a young woman of Asian heritage who knows her stuff (Shami Chakrabarti) destroy a Tory Government Minister who has been trying to pull the wool over our eyes. [Adverts]

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