One of Britain's biggest councils is to scrap controversial proposed parking charges, it said today.
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Tuesday 17 January 2012
Police moved in on the protest camp of anti-war campaigners and their tents in Parliament Square to clear the pavement last night.
Tuesday 06 December 2011
Protesters camping in Parliament Square could finally have their tents removed under a new by-law being introduced by Westminster City Council.
Monday 06 June 2011
Friday 03 June 2011
Thursday 07 April 2011
Wednesday 23 February 2011
Sunday 27 March, Census Day, is now rapidly approaching. The Office of National Statistics is preparing a big propaganda campaign starting with TV adverts. The total cost of the census to the taxpayer is estimated at over £450m.
Monday 17 January 2011
Parliament Square peace protesters were threatened with court action today unless they clear their makeshift camps from the pavement area by the end of the working week.
Wednesday 05 January 2011
Details about the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton were released today - including the route the bride will travel to the Westminster Abbey service and confirmation that the Archbishop of Canterbury will marry them.
Wednesday 01 December 2010
Loudhailers and tents will be banned from Parliament Square as Home Secretary Theresa May pledged to clear the area of protesters ahead of the royal wedding next spring.
Saturday 06 November 2010
Landlords must accept reality
It's hardly surprising that landlords would lobby so hard in relation to the proposed cap on housing benefit ("Landlords claim housing benefit sums are 'fiddled' ", 3 November). Many have benefited enormously from a flawed system which has undoubtedly driven up rents.
Friday 22 October 2010
Radical proposals to create the UK's first 'super council' were revealed today.
Friday 24 September 2010
There will be no revaluation of council tax bands in England during the current Parliament, Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles announced.
Friday 30 July 2010
The public will be given the power to veto excessive council tax rises, the Government said today.
Wednesday 21 July 2010
They battled hard in the courts, but in the end the inhabitants of the Democracy Village put up little resistance when the bailiffs finally moved in.
Tuesday 20 July 2010
London's Parliament Square Gardens was sealed off today after anti-war protesters were forcibly evicted by bailiffs.
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