OPINION: “DON’T TELL HIM PIKE!” (and don’t tell the police either)

One common practice at Lambeth council among its Labour councillors is: avoid answering the question if you can. At last night's meeting of Lambeth council's cabinet those embarrassing questions / undesirable comments from the opposition were being avoided yet again. Cllr Scott Ainslie (Green) said that "Shirley Oaks Survivors Association are not prepared to work … Continue reading OPINION: “DON’T TELL HIM PIKE!” (and don’t tell the police either)

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LAMBETHWATCH….AND WILL THE REAL CLLR EDBROOKE PLEASE STAND UP?

The Log Lady‏ @gamecounsel May 23 Tweeted: This is #Lambeth #Labour's chief whip. She's been a councillor since 2010 but can't make up her mind about her own name. Not even her first name. Not even on official documents. Anyone know why? I've ruled out witness protection. Thank you.  

LAMBETHWATCH: ANOTHER NAIL IN LAMBETH’S DEMOCRACY COFFIN

If the protesters from Shirley Oaks had stayed quiet in the gallery then other members of the public attending last night's meeting would have been able to stay and learn of the latest Lambeth Labour ruse to limit criticism by opposition councillors - rather than having to read it here or on other news sites … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH: ANOTHER NAIL IN LAMBETH’S DEMOCRACY COFFIN

NO TORY MANIFESTO? – HERE IT IS, CLLR EDBROOKE!

At last night's Lambeth council meeting Cllr Jane Edbrooke lamented the 'fact' that Lambeth Conservatives had not yet published their manifesto for the elections earlier this month. News From Crystal Palace received the following missive from Conservative Cllr Tim Briggs this morning: "Contrary to the usual misinformation from Labour members last night, a copy attached … Continue reading NO TORY MANIFESTO? – HERE IT IS, CLLR EDBROOKE!

…BUT LABOUR COUNCILLORS DON’T BACK CORBYN IN LAMBETH!!! – 29 SIGN ‘QUIT’ CALL TO THEIR NATIONAL LEADER

Lambeth council cabinet members were among 29 Labour councillors who signed a letter calling on party leader Jeremy Corbyn to quit. Cabinet members Matthew Bennett, Jim Dickson, Jane Edbrooke and Mohammed Seedat signed the petition along with overview and scrutiny committee chairman Ed Davie and chief whip Paul Gadsby. (Readers of Lambeth Labour's boroughwide leaflet … Continue reading …BUT LABOUR COUNCILLORS DON’T BACK CORBYN IN LAMBETH!!! – 29 SIGN ‘QUIT’ CALL TO THEIR NATIONAL LEADER

LAMBETHWATCH TWO: AS AGREED AT CABINET – ER – NOT QUITE……(OR: LAMBETH MOVE THE GOALPOSTS – PART ONE*)

 "Good to know no need for gym in Carnegie Library basement now. "£££ refurb of Flaxman" - Kim Lewis on Twitter. (This leaflet for the Flaxman sports centre in Camberwell (Carew Street, just beyond Flaxman Road) was delivered to residents living near the Carnegie library,  Herne Hill where Greenwich Leisure, aka Better, want to install … Continue reading LAMBETHWATCH TWO: AS AGREED AT CABINET – ER – NOT QUITE……(OR: LAMBETH MOVE THE GOALPOSTS – PART ONE*)