Stoke Newington Kris strikes a characteristic note on the issue of apologies for the slave trade, ticking off Cllr Patrick Vernon for his view of the matter. Want to know more about Patrick? Here's a profile of him by the Improvement and Development Agency for local government, whatever that is. Be good to hear from you councillor, by the way.
P.S. My take on race, slavery's legacy and related matters has just gone up at Comment Is Free.