Lewisham councillor and friend of Stephen Lawrence part of Lib Dem London mayor team

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A FRIEND of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence and Lewisham councillor will be announced as part of the Lib Dems' London mayoral campaign this morning.

Downham ward's Councillor Duwayne Brooks is now Brian Paddick's proposed Deputy Mayor for Youth and Communities.

The position would see him working closely with young people, engaging with them and reporting back to the mayor, offering advice and delivering projects beneficial to both groups.

Mr Paddick said: "We saw last summer what happens when young people feel disaffected, when they feel that they don’t belong. We have seen what happens when people no longer believe the police are on their side. We cannot allow this to continue.

"This role would see Duwayne ensuring that young people have safe places to meet and engage with the community and allow him to develop opportunities that turn youngsters away from the gang culture that has developed in London."

Cllr Brooks said: "I am honoured to have been given this important role. We have seen over the years an increase in both gun and knife crime across London. So much so it rarely gets the headlines.

"I think it is fair to say these are difficult times in London. People feel disconnected from politicians and the police. We also have too many young people who also feel alienated.

"I see my role as a real opportunity to not just make sure people’s voices are heard, but are acted upon. I intend to restore the trust between the police and all communities as well as inspire our young people to take a stake in society."

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10:36am Thu 5 Apr 12

Good To Go says...

No one cares
No one cares Good To Go

10:59am Thu 5 Apr 12

the wall says...

Let not forget all the times Brooks has been nicked.

Below is just one of many.
In 1999 he was arrested and remanded, charged with the attempted rape of an 18-year-old woman.The case was eventually dropped because of a lack of evidence.
Let not forget all the times Brooks has been nicked. Below is just one of many. In 1999 he was arrested and remanded, charged with the attempted rape of an 18-year-old woman.The case was eventually dropped because of a lack of evidence. the wall

11:21am Thu 5 Apr 12

Jeepo13 says...

Good To Go wrote:
No one cares
You care as you have to make your normal moronic comment Daley.

Desperate to get 5% of the vote.

ROFL.
[quote][p][bold]Good To Go[/bold] wrote: No one cares[/p][/quote]You care as you have to make your normal moronic comment Daley. Desperate to get 5% of the vote. ROFL. Jeepo13

4:22pm Thu 5 Apr 12

Outandabout says...

the wall wrote:
Let not forget all the times Brooks has been nicked.

Below is just one of many.
In 1999 he was arrested and remanded, charged with the attempted rape of an 18-year-old woman.The case was eventually dropped because of a lack of evidence.
Well, name them all. Not one where he was arrested and it doesn't even get to court. They do that you know because a jury isn't likely to find the person guilty, happens a lot. It's called the 'judicial process'. Same thing happened to Craig Charles and lets not forget MP peter Hain, he was acquitted of stealing £490 from a branch of Barclays bank in October 1976. Maybe it would have been easier if I I had just said 'it means nothing'.
[quote][p][bold]the wall[/bold] wrote: Let not forget all the times Brooks has been nicked. Below is just one of many. In 1999 he was arrested and remanded, charged with the attempted rape of an 18-year-old woman.The case was eventually dropped because of a lack of evidence.[/p][/quote]Well, name them all. Not one where he was arrested and it doesn't even get to court. They do that you know because a jury isn't likely to find the person guilty, happens a lot. It's called the 'judicial process'. Same thing happened to Craig Charles and lets not forget MP peter Hain, he was acquitted of stealing £490 from a branch of Barclays bank in October 1976. Maybe it would have been easier if I I had just said 'it means nothing'. Outandabout

10:48pm Fri 6 Apr 12

C.Rodders.Jefferson says...

Well if we get the magic 5% of the vote I'll eat my wooly hat. ( with me one tooth )
Eee oop any one seen my whippets ?
Well if we get the magic 5% of the vote I'll eat my wooly hat. ( with me one tooth ) Eee oop any one seen my whippets ? C.Rodders.Jefferson

9:47am Sat 7 Apr 12

Brian Sewer3 says...

I still got me 2 flags flying 365 days a year sunshine you could not get them taken down so it proves you are just a floater ! noodles every time jealous sunshine yar har hah
I still got me 2 flags flying 365 days a year sunshine you could not get them taken down so it proves you are just a floater ! noodles every time jealous sunshine yar har hah Brian Sewer3

10:01am Sat 7 Apr 12

Barra boy says...

Seriously tho lol, Lot`s of immigrants=big unemployment labour pool=cheap workers for business=TORY HEAVEN
Just don`t waste your vote on Ken Boris or Brian in GLA elections they are all argumentive liars and tax evaders!
Seriously tho lol, Lot`s of immigrants=big unemployment labour pool=cheap workers for business=TORY HEAVEN Just don`t waste your vote on Ken Boris or Brian in GLA elections they are all argumentive liars and tax evaders! Barra boy

10:10am Sat 7 Apr 12

papaleigh says...

agreed
agreed papaleigh

12:05pm Wed 11 Apr 12

bible scoffer says...

...i did see ken livingstone and boris johnson on youtube shouting at each other like a couple of childish buffoons hiding their tax finances through companies - vile behaviour if i may add... also something about boris swearing at ken in a lift afterwards ? indeed the mask slips and there it is - nasty, very nasty indeed... yet the 'news shopper' is running tory anti 'ken' adverts why ?? no wonder the electorate are totally cheesed off with main bunch of lying politicains... i think many people will boycott the g.l.a. elections - no wonder people are supporting the smaller parties!! rofl!!
...i did see ken livingstone and boris johnson on youtube shouting at each other like a couple of childish buffoons hiding their tax finances through companies - vile behaviour if i may add... also something about boris swearing at ken in a lift afterwards ? indeed the mask slips and there it is - nasty, very nasty indeed... yet the 'news shopper' is running tory anti 'ken' adverts why ?? no wonder the electorate are totally cheesed off with main bunch of lying politicains... i think many people will boycott the g.l.a. elections - no wonder people are supporting the smaller parties!! rofl!! bible scoffer

1:55pm Wed 11 Apr 12

Jeepo14 says...

"vile behaviour," what like Carlos posting contact information in seedy sex contact magazines.
Or his 'alleged' willingness to fight for Argentina during the Falklands war.
"vile behaviour," what like Carlos posting contact information in seedy sex contact magazines. Or his 'alleged' willingness to fight for Argentina during the Falklands war. Jeepo14

9:16am Thu 12 Apr 12

jeff onions says...

Jeepo14 wrote:
"vile behaviour," what like Carlos posting contact information in seedy sex contact magazines. Or his 'alleged' willingness to fight for Argentina during the Falklands war.
got any proof of this allegation of seedy contact magazines with links to it then? we need to see some proof of it newshopper page 88 gay sex chat lines and other sex chat lines? lol
[quote][p][bold]Jeepo14[/bold] wrote: "vile behaviour," what like Carlos posting contact information in seedy sex contact magazines. Or his 'alleged' willingness to fight for Argentina during the Falklands war.[/p][/quote]got any proof of this allegation of seedy contact magazines with links to it then? we need to see some proof of it newshopper page 88 gay sex chat lines and other sex chat lines? lol jeff onions

2:20pm Thu 12 Apr 12

Good To Go says...

jeff onions wrote:
Jeepo14 wrote: "vile behaviour," what like Carlos posting contact information in seedy sex contact magazines. Or his 'alleged' willingness to fight for Argentina during the Falklands war.
got any proof of this allegation of seedy contact magazines with links to it then? we need to see some proof of it newshopper page 88 gay sex chat lines and other sex chat lines? lol
Jeepo14 is just all "gobby no brains"... who makes these smears against people... then when it comes to providing something concrete... backs down unable to provide something we can all examine online... what's up jeepo14 has your april gone then?
[quote][p][bold]jeff onions[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Jeepo14[/bold] wrote: "vile behaviour," what like Carlos posting contact information in seedy sex contact magazines. Or his 'alleged' willingness to fight for Argentina during the Falklands war.[/p][/quote]got any proof of this allegation of seedy contact magazines with links to it then? we need to see some proof of it newshopper page 88 gay sex chat lines and other sex chat lines? lol[/p][/quote]Jeepo14 is just all "gobby no brains"... who makes these smears against people... then when it comes to providing something concrete... backs down unable to provide something we can all examine online... what's up jeepo14 has your april gone then? Good To Go

7:14pm Thu 12 Apr 12

C.Rodders.Jefferson says...

Well mates I'll eat my wooly hat, check this out it seems like old Joe the Jeepo was right.

" Cortiglia posted a large volume of messages to “Adult” groups on what was known originally as Usenet and what was eventually taken over by Google Groups. Among the groups frequented by Cortiglia were several involving Swinging. A few postings were made in his own name, most were made using some of his old email addresses. If you cross match the various postings it becomes clear that they are all made by the same person.

As ever, it’s sex. Carlos who uses the nickname “Kiska” was not just an alleged gun for hire, he was a stud for hire - advertising his wares and his body on the internet for anyone interested."

Stick a fork in Carlos...he's done !!


If he ask nice we may let him be Spartacus though.
Well mates I'll eat my wooly hat, check this out it seems like old Joe the Jeepo was right. " Cortiglia posted a large volume of messages to “Adult” groups on what was known originally as Usenet and what was eventually taken over by Google Groups. Among the groups frequented by Cortiglia were several involving Swinging. A few postings were made in his own name, most were made using some of his old email addresses. If you cross match the various postings it becomes clear that they are all made by the same person. As ever, it’s sex. Carlos who uses the nickname “Kiska” was not just an alleged gun for hire, he was a stud for hire - advertising his wares and his body on the internet for anyone interested." Stick a fork in Carlos...he's done !! If he ask nice we may let him be Spartacus though. C.Rodders.Jefferson

10:58am Fri 13 Apr 12

Brian Sewer3 says...

Sounds like some1 is getting worried i got me 2 flags flying an a poster in the window an you cant do a thing about it sunshine super sewer super sewer jealous yar har hah har
Sounds like some1 is getting worried i got me 2 flags flying an a poster in the window an you cant do a thing about it sunshine super sewer super sewer jealous yar har hah har Brian Sewer3

11:20am Fri 13 Apr 12

The Gypo Returns !! says...

Why aint you standing again Tony ? P1ssed off with loosing , you looser !! LOL

92 votes ROFL.
Why aint you standing again Tony ? P1ssed off with loosing , you looser !! LOL 92 votes ROFL. The Gypo Returns !!

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