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Dear Editor THE Labour Party’s countrywide vote total in the General Election of 2024 was less than it received in 2019. Keir Starmer’s Manifesto had less popular support than the two Manifestos of the Labour Party while Jeremy Corbyn was Leader. It was not so…

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Dear Editor AS the former MP for Harlow (2010 to 2204), I just wanted to give my heartfelt congratulations to Chris Vince, the newly elected Labour MP. Although we have different political views, I know he cares deeply about Harlow and the villages and will…

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Dear  Editor, HIS Majesty’s Inspector of Prisons (HMIP) report on Harmondsworth Immigration Removal Centre released this week (9 July) is deeply concerning in terms of waste of public money, poor living conditions and indifference to official inspectors’ concerns. This report was due to be published…

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Dear residents, IT was the greatest honour and privilege to stand as your local Conservative candidate for Harlow and the villages. I am humbled and grateful to every single person who voted for me. I put my heart and soul into this, as did so…

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Dear Editor, WE need change after 14 years of Conservative failures – a broken NHS, a crashed economy, crumbling schools, more food banks and raw sewage in our waters. This is their legacy, and they must be held to account. However, if the polls are…

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Dear Editor, THE area of Harlow Town Centre is undergoing a lot of roadworks, and will continue to “enjoy” them for over another year. I am not asking if the long term changes to the road layout is necessary, but could they be better managed?…

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Fatality on the railway – a driver’s perspective Trigger warning: this page contains references to incidents of suicide and the aftermath which some individuals may find distressing. Support is available from (among others):  Samaritans 116 123 (freephone)[email protected] MIND  Support line: 0300 102 1234 MANY people in…

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Dear Sir,              OUR candidate’s illness is most unfortunate. However the election on July 4th is to vote for UKIP the Party.                UKIP has the policies to make Britain GREAT again by putting…

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Dear Editor,  THE General Election is in less than a month, so there’s a chance we’ll soon be seeing prospective political candidates and their supporters on our high street or knocking on our doors.  This gives us a chance to speak to individuals from all…

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Dear Editor, I HEAR mention that people call Reform far right, this is an error that the BBC made and have since apologised for. Please do not listen to the BBC or even one medium for your information on a party. Look at the manifesto…

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Is it D-Day for Sunak? LAST week, the entire country, its veterans and those of its allies were dealt a disgraceful and unforgivable snub by the outgoing PM Rishi Sunak. Having attended the first part of the D-Day commemorations, Mr Sunak left early and returned…

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Dear Editor, Whilst enjoying a leisurely breakfast this morning (9 June) my letter box rattled and a white fronted leaflet from the Reform Party lay on the doormat. I was intrigued by their slogans on the rear of the leaflet: “Control our borders” and “Get…

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Dear Editor, IT was the greatest honour to serve as your MP for fourteen years. I know what it takes to fight for Harlow and the villages in Parliament. It is the best job in the world, but it is certainly not an easy one. …

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Dear Editor, WITHIN a week of the PM calling a General Election (to be held on 4th July), the Liberal Democrats have put forward proposals which will positively impact the residents of Harlow and our surrounding villages. Practical policies including an increase in local dentists, restoring…

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Dear Editor, JAMES Leppard, like Schroedinger’s (sic) cat, was simultaneously both present and absent in the Council chamber last Thursday. Absent because, in a bid by the Tories to publicly distance themselves from Islamaphobic comments Mr Leppard is reported to have made, he was suspended…

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Dear Editor, THE announcement of a General Election on July 4th, 2024, has sparked significant excitement across the UK. Many citizens are hopeful that the Labour Party, under its current leadership, will bring positive change to the nation. The Labour leader’s call to “rebuild Britain”…