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After seeing Mr Speaker Bercow. It took me back to one of my previous employments as a Court Clerk at Inner London and Snaresbrook Crown Courts in the 1980's and early 90's. The new Speaker In his new 'basic' dress would in those days have been mistaken by me as an Usher. The only difference is that all the Ushers I worked with had something about them and a sense of duty. The new Speaker in my opinion has neither of these attributes only an eye for self advancement and and sense of self importance.
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The more I read the comments of Jack Stone. I have come to conclusion that he is a character from that wonderful column that use to be in the Daily Telegraph Peter Simple. Go away Jack wake up and smell the coffee!
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Chris No spelling mistake Tony has always be known in the Davies houesehold as Bliar!!
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The whole inquiry will be a waste of time. I bet Bliar will not lose any sleep over its findings. Still if he did they would be the tears of joy in thinking of all the money he is making each year. The only people to gain anything out of this will be the legal fraternity!
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Sally Roberts suggests forming a Task Force. But does Mr Cameron really want to discuss immigration? It will mean the Tories having to confront the fact that the European Union now dictates immigration policy for the United Kingdom not Westminster!
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What do you expect from a party which is led at a national level by a bully and a serial liar!
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With respect to London voter he or she has missed the point. The issue of the BNP is a red herring! Last Thursday the Labour and Liberal Democrats probably saw the possibility of embarrassing the Conservative Administration and did not care who voted with them so long as they were able to manoeuvre themselves into a position whereby they could extract some concessions from the Tory Group, e.g. some Scrutiny Chairs, in return for them not opposing the proposals for new Leader and Cabinet being put forward next Thursday. From my knowledge of the politics of this Borough, the Labour Party and the Liberal Democrats may not wish to form a joint administration at this stage less than 12 months from Borough elections, where in at least two Labour Wards in the south of the Borough it is the Liberal Democrats with two local by election wins since 2006 pose the threat not the Tories. I have no recent inside knowledge of the goings on in the Tory Group over recent years but can only surmise what has occurred since 2006, having been Leader of the Group and the Council from July 2004 to May 2006. This followed an interim Labour/ Liberal Democrat administration after the previous Tory administration had fallen in May 2004. Whoever leads the Tory Group or, for that matter Redbridge Council, I wish them luck. They will need the patience of Job and maybe some blood pressure tablets!
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Underwhelmed is my first reaction. However interested to read the comment from Odessa Calling with regard to the Redbridge logo. Knowing who I think Odessa is, he should have had the courage to stand up and voice his opinion at the time in the Council Chamber.
Toggle Commented Sep 14, 2006 on New Tory logo at ConservativeHome's ToryDiary
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I have followed this website for a couple of months now. I am really starting to wonder, reading the comments by some of your contributors, why I have stuck with the Conservatives for 25 years. I suggest that, instead of Mr Cameron going on a fact finding mission to Africa, he should come into the real world that confronts many decent hardworking residents. Maybe he can start in Custom House in East London.
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