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Dear Editor I AGREE with Stan Newens that Jeremy Corbyn should be re-instated as a member of the Labour Party (FormerHarlow MP defends Jeremy Corbyn, November 3) George Orwell wrote in his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four that “Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If…

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Dear Editor, I AM appalled at the decision of the Labour Party to suspend its former leader, Jeremy Corbyn.  I have worked with Jeremy over many years and know him to be completely committed to fighting racism and antisemitism wherever it arises.  He has always…

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Sir, ESSEX would not be ‘ahead of the game’ in this. Many county areas have successfully formed Unitary Councils covering the services of what was once a County Council  and various District and Borough Councils. Multiple Councils are one of the most in inefficient ways…

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Sir, IN view of the disastrous Tory housing policies over the last 40 years it is a bit rich of a conservative councillor to ask about council house building. The only reason for this and other questions now being put by conservative councillors is because…

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From Cllr Mark Ingall Leader of Harlow Council Dear Resident of Harlow, IN July of this year I received a letter from the Leader of Essex County Council urging District Councils like Harlow to “embrace the opportunities” of Local Government Reform, the details of which…

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Dear Editor, THE Prime Minister’s self-imposed deadline to secure a trade deal with Europe has come and gone. We were all promised a comprehensive deal with Europe – I believe there is still time to deliver that promise. As the second wave of COVID begins,…

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Sir, A fundamental change is needed in the University system. COVID isn’t the cause but it has exposed existing faults in thinking. Currently uni is extremely expensive not least because of accommodation fees. We need to separate the social finishing school/ marriage and networking functions…

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Sir, LAST Monday, the Agriculture Bill is set to return to the Commons, for voting on the Lords’ amendments. These amendments to the Bill have been put in by the Lords, to safeguard food and environmental standards in the UK which the Bill threatens to…

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Sir, DURING the Covid 19 crisis, users of public transport are told to wear masks and remain socially distanced to help protect the health and safety of themselves and their fellow passengers. In accord with this, workers for the Arriva bus company were initially told…

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THREE years ago we asked if anyone went to see Pink Floyd at The Birdcage nightclub in 1967. Three years later, we have had a reply from Philip Palmer. Sir, Aged 17, I saw Pink Floyd play at the Birdcage in 1967. Sadly, I have…

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Dear Editor,  THE last six months have been unprecedented for our community and so many residents and businesses have faced unimaginable hardship. But, these difficulties have been made so much easier by the incredible support and investment from the Government into Harlow.  The furlough scheme…

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It’s Time to Invest in Your Digital Presence!   DURING these uncertain times, many businesses have chosen to invest in their digital presence; this may have involved setting up an online shop to sell their products and services, or simply creating a company social media profile…

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By Michael Casey I RARELY DO opinion pieces. I am too busy publishing the day to day chronicles of life in Harlow but I thought it was important to find time, on National Police Memorial Day, to publish a few words on the police. I…

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From Toddbrook councillor, Frances Mason TODAY, there is a national outcry about Covid-19 lockdown rules imposed on young students, after a number of outbreaks in University campuses in England and Scotland. This has had a devastating effect on students, many of whom have left home…

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Sir, Looks like the Tories ‘oven ready’ Brexit deal is still frozen AS the Brexit Party’s Parliamentary Candidate for Harlow I campaigned vigorously against the Withdrawal Agreement (WA). It is fundamentally flawed because it annexes Northern Ireland by moving the Irish Border in to the…

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Dear Sir, YOUR report of the question about Church Langley at Thursday’s council meeting is incomplete, as will be evident to viewers of the YouTube video. The answer is factually incorrect in that I did not agree to the work plan put forward by the…