December 2004

Why are we paying £110,000 for a Policy Officer for Len Duvall?

Mystery surrounds the motives behind a plan by Ken Livingstone to fund a £110,000 advisor for the Lab

Alistair Craig calls for shake up of costly PFI

The Government's flagship Private Finance Initiative is in urgent need of reform because it is disorganised and too costly, a think

Livingstone plans another inflation-busting tax rise

London Conservatives have pledged to fight Ken Livingstone’s plans for another inflation-busting levy from council tax payers in the capital. Bob Neill, Conservative Leader in the London Assembly, said his group would provide “strenuous opposition” after the Mayor unveiled his Budget for 2005, which includes a £17.28 – or 7.16% - jump in next year’s council tax precept, more than four times the rate of inflation.

Winter update from John Bowis OBE - MEP for London

Christmas looked like being delayed for the new European Commission. We welcomed the Centre-Right Mr Barroso to the Presidency but then the poor man had to allocate posts to the men and women nominated by their Governments to serve as Commissioners.


The law should protect honest citizens not criminals

Alistair Craig, Conservative Parliamentary Spokesman for Greenwich & Woolwich added his support to the Conservati

Alistair Craig interviewed on Time FM

After it was revealed that Greenwich Borough had ranked eighth from bottom in the country for Key Stage 2 test scores in En

Greenwich Council Tax might soar to £1,232 a year

Alistair Craig, Parliamentary Candidate for Greenwich & Woolwich, warned this week that the Government was planni

Greenwich Borough near bottom in latest school results

The results have been released of the key stage 2  test scores in English, Maths, and Science, taken by

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