Tag: David Lammy

Caribbean MPs pushing APD campaign even harder

Caribbean MPs pushing APD campaign even harder

| February 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. The Air Passenger Duty (APD) is an excise  duty or tax  introduced by a Labour Government in 1994. In spite of the government’s claim that the tax was intended to be a “green” tax to tackle  issues of pollution caused by flying, it is clear this unfair tax is purely for revenue generation […]

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Community Tribute to a cultural icon: Bernie Grant MP

Community Tribute to a cultural icon: Bernie Grant MP

| October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

On 11th June 1987 the first politicians of African and Asian descent took their place as Members of Parliament inside the House of Commons in Westminster. It was the first time in nearly a century that any MP of colour had been elected to Parliament.  One of these politicians, a certain Bernard Alexander Montgomery Grant, […]

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