Results tagged “views”

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By Peter Golds

The internet can prove difficult for politicians. Earlier this month I received a call from a councillor colleague in Norfolk informing me of a press release issued by Tristram Hunt, Labour's shadow education secretary.

In this, Mr Hunt strongly criticised the annual spending by this Government of pupil funding in Tower Hamlets, which is up to twice that in Suffolk and Norfolk.

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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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COMMENT

by John Biggs

Although we all like a bit of excitement, most people prefer calm and certainty. Politics is one of the more roller coaster professions, where it never seems to stop. That's why people who do it find it addictive. And why many others don't understand why we do it.

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By Peter Golds

Thanks to successive governments, schools in Tower Hamlets, overall, have an excellent reputation.

I know this from the regular invitations I receive from George Green's, the Isle of Dogs secondary school.

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by John Biggs

I have great respect for the achievements of Ken Livingstone, and was proud to have worked alongside him for eight years at City Hall.

His vision for London is, in my view, unmatched.