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Arjun Mittra
I am a Labour Councillor for East Finchley
I am a Labour Councillor for East Finchley

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can you help fundraise?
You may have heard about the proposed Queen Elizabeth Diamind Jubille Gates that are being proposed for Hendon. The committee are looking for people who will be prepared to assist the Fundraising Committee as a local representative. This might involve for ...

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CQC inspection reports
Attached are CQC inspection reports from North London Hospice and Elysian House.

I have been to Elysian House, and found it was a very good care facility. I am pleased to see that it has a good CQC report.

I am surprised that NLH has such such a good repo...

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Gove's Exams fiasco
My colleague Cllr Anne Hutton (Woodhouse) is our spokesperson on Education and Childrens' Services, and has released a very good statement on Michael Gove's recent decisions on GCSE exams, which have enraged teachers. "Secondary Headteachers in Barnet this ...

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Chuka Umunna MP on Royal Mail
Having recently been campaigning to save our local Post Office, I was interested to read this from Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna MP:   Now we learn that the option of a better deal
for taxpayers by setting a higher price for Royal Mail was conside...

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Leaders Forum
I thought the Leaders Forum last week in North London Business Park was very interesting. I look forward to getting back the minutes or write up of the meeting, but the overall message from residents was "We want to be consulted!" The Administration seem to...

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Report from Andrew Dismore AM
My report from City Hall No14: 25th July to 9th October 2013 Introduction Firstly, a big thank you to
the many of my readers who sent me details of their experiences and suggestions
for questions to raise about accident and emergency services and about publ...

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UNISON Petition to Capita
I am a PROUD member of the UNISON Trade Union, and I received this communication from them recently, and I hope you will sign it: "You may be
aware that as a result of Capita winning a contract to deliver back office
services for Barnet Council nearly 350 j...

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Pinkham Way update
I was pleased to hear that the Pinkham Way waste site which we oppose had been dropped as a porposal by the North London Waste Authority. COngratulations to the residents who campaigned so well, but also to my colleagues Barry Rawlings and Pauline Coakley-W...

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A tribute to the master, Sachin Tendulkar
News of India batsman Sachin Tendulkar's retirement is something of a hammer blow. Sachin is my absolute hero. In the many tough times over the last 24 years, I have often found inspiration from his innings, and I can't imagine following cricket without him...

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Boris' fare rises
The GLA Labour Group have been campaigning against Boris Johnson's oyster card fare hikes, which are already 50% higher in his 5 years of office. Andrew Dismore AM has two interesting articles. Firstly on the campaign to limit the fare rises . He also carri...
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