Friday, 9 October 2009

Which Hackney Tory got a punch in the face?

From the Times:

"We don’t like your sort here A reminder that much of the country is yet to be won over by the Tories. One council candidate in Hackney, a Labour stronghold in East London, told us of a recent canvassing trip: “I knocked on one front door and as soon as I said, ‘Hello, I’m your Conservative Party candidate’, he punched me in the face.”

Woodberry down loses £40m gap funding from :

The communities department has withdrawn £40m gap funding for a stock transfer on the Woodberry Down estate in Hackney, forcing the council to find £750,000 in annual cost savings.

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