James Powney's Blog
Commentary on local democracy and other matters in Brent by James Powney
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Monday, 14 September 2020
More on the Rule of Law
I have just been reading "Fake Law" by the Secret Barrister. In it he recounts that Harriet Harman as Solicitor General said that...
Tuesday, 8 September 2020
Boris Johnson's proposal to over ride existing law to implement the Irish backstop is probably the most self defeating tactic he could p...
Monday, 7 September 2020
Why does it not seem to occur to Boris Johnson and his ilk that if he has decided that the EU will cave because the damage from no deal woul...
Sunday, 6 September 2020
The Climate Emergency is too Urgent for Extinction Rebellion
Yesterday's partial blocking of newspapers exposes how the Extinction Rebellion has been hijacked by people with quite other motives. Th...
Friday, 4 September 2020
Brent Council's New Executive
I gather it is intended to drop three of the existing Council executive from the new one, which is tough on them but otherwise not noteworth...
Thursday, 3 September 2020
Brent Council General Reserves
Brent Council Audit Committee will shortly meet and find that Brent has a General reserve of about £15 million. Grant Thorton believes that ...
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