Tag Archives: David Howarth

Diane Abbott Raises Concerns About Oakington Immigration Removal Centre in Parliament

At around 22:30 on Monday the 8th of June there was an adjournment “debate” in the House of Commons on the subject of the Oakington Immigration Removal centre. MP Diane Abbott used her valuable opportunity to decide the topic for the debate to discuss the centre. Key Points In response to Diane Abbott’s speech Home [...]

Opposing the Database State – Clause 152 of the Coroners and Justice Bill

On Saturday the 28th of February NO2ID organised a “Convention on Modern Liberty” held in various locations “across the UK”. A satellite meeting , which I attended, was held in the Cambridge Union. This article focuses on just one of many important items which were discussed during the day. Clause 152 of the Coroners and [...]

City Centre Partnership Board – Love Cambridge

A new “City Centre Partnership Board” is being formed to help run the historic core of Cambridge City Centre; it is to be be launched on the 1st of April 2009 as an independent public/private sector partnership operating under the name of “Love Cambridge”. Currently only scant details of the make up of this new [...]

New Housing Benefit System Could Force People Out of Cambridge

Section 5.7 of a “Mapping Poverty Report ” presented to Cambridge City Council’s Strategy and Resources Scrutiny Committee on Monday the 17th of November 2008 states: The Rent Service determines Broad Rental Market Areas and sets Local Housing Allowances for them. Approximately 800 claimants could be affected by changes brought about by a Rent Service [...]