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Cycle.jpgPlans to improve a dangerous junction in East London have been heavily criticised by Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member Caroline Pidgeon.

The Mile End Road and Burdett Road proposed alterations are totally inadequate according to the leader of the London Assembly Group and chair of the London Assembly's transport committee.

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Greenwich plays hosts to millions of day-trippers each year but the town is about to move up a level thanks to images flashed around the world during the Olympics, according to the area's MP.

Labour's Nick Raynsford said new hotels springing up would keep people in the Royal Borough for longer, benefitting businesses.

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I recently co-sponsored a debate in the House on circus animals. This was business with which I'd been dealing, as a minister, just before the election, but which we didn't have time to finish. Mark Pritchard, Tory MP for The Wrekin, Bob Russell, Lib-Dem for Colchester, and I jointly pressed the Government to ban wild animals in circuses.

RaynsfordELECT.jpgMP Nick Raynsford has accused the Nationwide Building society of, "walking away from the inner city, from its history, and from social and economic responsibility".

The MP for Greenwich and Woolwich slammed the building society's decision to close seven branches in south-east London, during a House of Commons debate on Friday.

RaynsfordELECT.jpgMP Nick Raynsford will lead a debate in the House of Commons tomorrow over Nationwide Building Society's decision to close seven branches in South East London.

The MP for Greenwich and Woolwich has accused the building society of turning its back the area following the announcement of planned closures that will leave almost 670,000 people without a branch.

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