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Stewart Carr Feb 15
Replying to @Stewcarr
V Harvey now faces costs challenge, with potential liabilities of tens of thousands of pounds. Result of that expected today.
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Stewart Carr Feb 15
And that's it - Victoria Harvey has lost her High Court challenge to over market restructure. Judge ruled there was no legal duty to consult but that council did so anyway, he commended her for her hard work
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Stewart Carr Feb 14
Replying to @MikeSegalov
Radicalised or perhaps an idiot, or both? Either way she's an adult now and there's no insight on her part. She should face consequences.
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Stewart Carr Feb 14
Replying to @MikeSegalov @guardian
Nope
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Stewart Carr Feb 13
Replying to @paulfp
It would have been wonderful.... if almost everything about it had been planned probably!
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Stewart Carr Feb 13
Replying to @Stewcarr
Hearing over for today, judge to give ruling on Friday morning
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Stewart Carr Feb 13
Replying to @Stewcarr
Both sides relied heavily on case law to defend their positions
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Stewart Carr Feb 13
Replying to @Stewcarr
Defence from town council argues that there was no legal obligation to consult on the issue and even if there was, that they did so
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Stewart Carr Feb 13
Replying to @Stewcarr
"No-one doubts your commitment" judge tells V Harvey at end of hearing. She represented herself and spent a year preparing
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Stewart Carr Feb 13
Replying to @Stewcarr
V Harvey argues that as town council subsidises market as community asset, r'ship with traders is more than just commercial. Judge disagrees
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Stewart Carr Feb 13
Replying to @Stewcarr
Rep also drafted an alternative policy but was allegedly told there may not be time for it to make the next council meeting on March 12
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Stewart Carr Feb 13
Replying to @Stewcarr
She states this was followed by press release on Feb 28. Traders rep' amassed petition of 28/30 trader signatures against plans
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Stewart Carr Feb 13
2nd break! V Harvey states meeting between officers and traders took place on Feb 13, although some dispute over what was discussed
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Stewart Carr Feb 13
First break of the day. Victoria Harvey has related some of the lengthy market history, of past decisions reversed after talks with traders
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Stewart Carr Feb 13
Here at the High Court for Victoria Harvey's challenge to market rents increase. Several cllrs have made the journey
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Stewart Carr Feb 12
Replying to @ITVRussell @CI
I think it's what might be called a bad hair day! Definitely not deliberate! Mean streets of Luton just fine, hope you're enjoying Essex!
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ITV Russell Feb 12
I see you were also called upon for your account of the Saima Khan case for !
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Stewart Carr Feb 12
Replying to @ITVRussell @CI
Yup, I still haven't caught up with it!
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Stewart Carr Feb 11
Replying to @Jdrt4
No problemo, enjoy!
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Stewart Carr retweeted
BBC Radio 4 Today Feb 11
Seventeen-year-old Anna Taylor, who has organised a nationwide school strike this Friday to protest climate change, told her school said "they're going to give me a detention and an unauthorised absence... but I'm going to go anyway"
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