Results tagged “Jim Fitzpatrick”

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Thousands of leaseholders across Tower Hamlets have been hit with "extortionate bills" as high as £40,000 for works to their properties.

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COMMENT

By Jim Fitzpartick

The forthcoming election in my view will be about fairness, how to the run the economy fairly and reduce the deficit in a fair way.

Ed Miliband and Ed Balls have been spelling out our plans to put working people first by:

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MPs in Tower Hamlets have hailed a £25million housing boost from Government.

The funding, through the New Homes Bonus, comes on top of £165m secured from the Decent Homes programme. Bethnal Green and Bow MP Rushanara Ali said: "It will make a real difference in helping us continue to address the housing issues across our borough.

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COMMENT

By Jim Fitzpartick

The recent Commons vote on UK action in Iraq went in favour by 524 votes to 43.

MPs were recalled in order to have this matter debated. Unfortunately, I was not able to be one of the recalled as I was on a ship off the coast of Canada.

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COMMENT

by Jim Fitzpartick

September 7 sees the Annual Memorial Service in the park at Tower Hill to remember seafarers who were killed in the war defending, protecting and supplying us against the U-boat blockade during the Second World War.