Commentary on local democracy and other matters in Brent by James Powney
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Monday, 18 February 2013
Defending Local People
I spend a lot of time concerned at how the current Tory government, so shamefully supported by Sarah Teather, is deliberately destroying local government. As with the Tory austerity programme, this seems to me to work directly against the people of this country. The best expression I have found of this viewpoint is in the speech given by Islington leader Cllr Catherine West here.