Results tagged “Jim Fitzpatrick”
Business leaders have teamed up with MP Jim Fitzpatrick to campaign for more river crossings in east London.
The London Chamber of Commerce wants Mayor Boris Johnson to demand cash from the Government to build the proposed Silvertown Crossing and another at Gallions Reach.
Worrying figures reveal the area around Soho is the only part of the capital with more anti-social behaviour issues than Tower Hamlets.
A total of 17,287 incidents were recorded by the police in the east London borough last year, putting it second, behind only Westminster City Council, home to the West End
By Jim Fitzpatrick
Whenever the Chancellor's Budget is delivered the first thing people will look at is what's in it for them.
Never mind the figures or the shaky prediction of what it will be like in five years' time, people want to know what is going to be done now to help them get on in life.
A local government minister has criticised the political campaigning of executive mayor of Tower Hamlets as "a corrosive use of tax payers' money".
Brandon Lewis widened his attack to condemn the "divisive community politics" and "mismanagement" overseen by Lutfur Rahman.
East Londoners face having an unguarded river if the latest police cuts go through, according to MP Jim Fitzpatrick.
The Wapping-based Marine Policing Unit is facing a reduction of 40 per cent in its funding, which the Member of Parliament for Poplar and Limehouse said would put lives at risk.