Letter to Editor: My reflections after asking question on antisemitism at Harlow Question Time

Letter to Editor: My reflections after asking question on antisemitism at Harlow Question Time

I attended the hustings in Harlow and was incredibly disappointed that Laura McAlpine appeared unwilling and/or unable to answer the question regarding the same subject from the floor and refused to give any specifics on what, if anything, she would do about any issues of antisemitism in her party or even her own close-knit team. Merely saying, as she did, that an awful thing like antisemitism is disgusting and awful is in no way an answer but a sad and worrying deflection away from a genuinely concerning question.

Letter to Editor: Conservative policies have produced social evils that would not sound out of place in a novel by Charles Dickens

Letter to Editor: Conservative policies have produced social evils that would not sound out of place in a novel by Charles Dickens

ROBERT Halfon condemns London borough councils for placing poor families in unsuitable accommodation in Harlow, but he fails to mention that the cause of this “social cleansing” is legislation for which he voted (Robert Halfon stands firm on “£1 for Terminus House” claim, November 24, 2019).

The Bishop’s Ten Commandments for voters and candidates in Harlow

The Bishop’s Ten Commandments for voters and candidates in Harlow

THE Right Reverend Stephen Cottrell, the Bishop of Chelmsford has urged people to respect different viewpoints and ‘Honour the gift of truth’ in the run-up to the General Election. Addressing Diocesan Synod, the Bishop set out Ten Commandments for Voters and Candidates. As well as encouraging people to vote, the Bishop recognised the need for […]