Daily Archives: October 26, 2007

Prostitution in Eastville pt. 567

As exercises in futility go, Bristol East Labour MP Kerry McCarthy’s backing of New Labour’s latest Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill – only the 55th such bill they’ve introduced! – as a solution to the street prostitution problem in Eastville … Continue reading

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The strange and confusing world of NHS finance

North Bristol NHS Trust was issued a loan for £52m by the then Secretary of State for Health, Patricia Hewitt, on 22 March 2007. Anyone know why?

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Notes for the inner city: #1 drive bys

The Cancer reported on Monday that a house in Fulford Road, Hartcliffe was fired at in a “drive-by” shooting. It went on to say: Up to 100 people were then said to have run out into the street to see … Continue reading

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MP Dan's vanity publishing shocker!!!

Bristol Labour Party’s overpromoted public schoolboy twit-in-chief, Wansdyke MP Dan Norris has been exposed as one of the four biggest spenders in parliament after claiming expenses of £172,733 for the year March 2006 – March 2007. This compares to the … Continue reading

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