Hackney council tax vacuum

May 6, 2011

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The Hackney Post has reported that whilst Hackney Council has cut this year’s budget by £44m, £32.8m in council tax remains uncollected. The £32.8m figure has amassed over the last five years. 7.6 per cent went uncollected last year from an estimated net collectible £68.3m, meaning £4.9m was left owing. The 92.8 per cent that […]

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AV: What it means for Hackney South and where Meg Hillier stands

April 26, 2011

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The voting systems are mathematically complicated and confused further deceptive campaigning and accusations of deceptive campaigning. Fullfact.org has published a page of resources relating the factual arguments around the impact of different voting systems. The New Economics Foundation (NEF) released a report  this month, entitled The Voter Power Index. The report analyses the distribution of […]

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AV: How will you vote on May 5th?

April 19, 2011

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The Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Bill, which includes proposals for a referendum on a change to the electoral voting system, has proved widely divisive. On Thursday 5 May the first nationwide referendum in 36 years will give the public the chance to shift from the current First Past the Post (FPTP) system to the […]

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Welcome

April 19, 2011

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This is a blog dedicated to bringing you the latest politics news from the Hackney South & Shoreditch constituency. Keep up to date with what your MP is doing and political developments that affect the area.

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