Nick wrote:I think he may have been a good MP in the past but his involvement with the current government puts that in question. And he also voted against the recent legislation of cigarette packaging, which even the government supported in the end and which will protect children from starting smoking - 60-odd children in London start smoking every day.
FTMD wrote:And that's not to let Coyle off either. He needs to be asked about his record too. Do you have his voting record to hand? I havn't seen as much about his voting record compared to Hughes' in Parliament. Parliament does hold most of the power now in the UK when it comes to housing. Southwark can't borrow to build as central govt prevents it. They can't do much about private rent regulation either. It all has to come from Parliament and there Hughes has been a big disappointment. That's not to say Southwark council havn't made many mistakes.
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