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In other news… Thurso on banking, Ward on immigration, Swales on G4S & other stories

Here’s a round-up of stories we haven’t had time to cover on the site this past few days…

John Thurso MP to lead banking inquiry (John O’Groat Journal)

CAITHNESS, Sutherland and Easter Ross MP John Thurso has been elected to lead an inquiry into how the banking system is run. The Lib Dem politician has been chosen as one of five representatives who will

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Lib Dem Patrick Streeter to stand for City of London election uncontested for 100 years

Just a few weeks after the fierce battle for the London mayoralty concluded, a very different election is due to take place — an election which hasn’t even been contested for more than a century. But now London Lib Dem member Patrick Streeter is standing for the post of City Auditor, and promising to ask some tough questions, according to an email received by the Voice this week:

Patrick Streeter of Tower Hamlets Liberal Democrats is contesting an interesting election on June 25. Each year the City of London Corporation elects its auditors, although the position has not been contested

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London Lib Dem Mayoral candidate “applied to High Court” over non-approval

Yesterday’s Sunday Times reported that Patrick Streeter, one of the hopefuls for the Liberal Democrat London Mayoral candidacy, was not approved as a candidate and is now taking his case to the High Court.

…a potential candidate has taken the party to court after being dropped from the shortlist of five — and it’s not Opik.

Patrick Streeter, an Old Harrovian, red sock-wearing accountant, applied to the High Court last week for a stay of execution after being dropped at the interview stage last weekend.

He now expects the matter to be settled, but says: “The Labour vote

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  • User AvatarAndrew T 16th Jul - 4:53pm
    It just doesn't sound very Liberal. Many of our own voters don't believe it's the government's responsibility to provide education, healthcare, jobs and homes. There's...
  • User AvatarLorenzo Cherin 16th Jul - 4:47pm
    Thanks so much Catherine, appreciate your response. We need to understand the connection between the arts and humanity, the potential for the one, involved with...
  • User AvatarKatharine Pindar 16th Jul - 4:36pm
    Sue, t is the way we look at the other evils of society that makes us distinctive, I suppose, with a right to claim distinctiveness....
  • User AvatarCatherine Jane Crosland 16th Jul - 4:33pm
    Thank you for this article, Lorenzo, and good luck with this project. Humanity needs the arts more than ever, right now.
  • User AvatarPhil Beesley 16th Jul - 4:28pm
    I think it would be better if young people made up their own minds.
  • User AvatarKatharine Pindar 16th Jul - 3:51pm
    No, John, not compromise - distinctiveness. True, a decade ago we had 57 MPs where now we have eleven. But in the Nineties Labour had...