Council and Clinical Commissioning Groups must consider Social Good

The new EU Public Procurement Directive is a landmark piece of legislation that will shape the public procurement landscape for years to come. The new EU Directives for procurement, utilities and concessions will significantly impact on the current practices of both the public and private sectors, due to the reinforcement of the Treaty principles aligned … More Council and Clinical Commissioning Groups must consider Social Good

Hackney Unites Newsletter (incl. Stokey Local news)

Hackney Unites, with the support of Awards for All is organising a new community organisation in Dalston. Following on from the success of the Dalston People’s Festival, we were determined to create a strong, inclusive voice that can make a positive difference to the future of the area. Last week the group met and agreed … More Hackney Unites Newsletter (incl. Stokey Local news)

At Cafe OTO this week (Late Post)

On Sunday and Monday there’s a sold out two-day residency from lung-busting saxophonist Colin Stetson. Then on Tuesday, radical musical firebrand and sometime clown Charles Gayle returns to OTO with his trio of Klaus Kugel (Drums/Percussion) and Ksawery Wojciński(Bass/Vocal). New stuff added to the site this week includes Antoine Bertin & Dawn Scarfe‘s ‘Embedded In The Forest’ presented in the Project Space on 21 November, the first in a … More At Cafe OTO this week (Late Post)

Dianne Abbott on air Passenger Duty and the Carribean

I have listened with great interest to what the hon. Gentleman is saying about the effects of APD on Northern Ireland and the complexities of the issue. Is he aware that it is also a tremendous issue in the Caribbean? Because of the arbitrary way in which it has been zoned, people pay more APD to go … More Dianne Abbott on air Passenger Duty and the Carribean