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M11 link road protest

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The M11 link road protest was a major anti-road protest in Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom, in the early to mid-1990s opposing the construction of the "A12 Hackney to M11 link road", also known as the M11 Link Road, which was part of a significant local road scheme to connect traffic from the East Cross Route to the M11, avoiding urban streets. [1]

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A New Deal for Trunk Roads in England

A New Deal for Trunk Roads in England was a response by the United Kingdom Government's Department for Transport to A New Deal for Transport: Better for everyone - a report that reviewed the government's strategic roads programme, based on criteria of accessibility, safety, economy, environment and integration.

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A1 in London

The A1 in London is the southern part of the A1 road.

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A11 road (England)

The A11 is a major trunk road in England.

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A12 road (England)

The A12 is a major road in England.

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Anti-Nazi League

The Anti-Nazi League (ANL) was an organisation set up in 1977 on the initiative of the Socialist Workers Party with sponsorship from some trade unions and the endorsement of a list of prominent people to oppose the rise of far-right groups in the United Kingdom.

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Aufheben

Aufheben or Aufhebung is a German word with several seemingly contradictory meanings, including "to lift up", "to abolish", "cancel" or "suspend", or "to sublate".

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Bailiff

A bailiff (from Middle English baillif, Old French baillis, bail "custody, charge, office"; cf. bail, based on the adjectival form, baiulivus, of Latin bajulus, carrier, manager) is a manager, overseer or custodian; a legal officer to whom some degree of authority or jurisdiction is given.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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Blackwall Tunnel

The Blackwall Tunnel is a pair of road tunnels underneath the River Thames in east London, England linking the London Borough of Tower Hamlets with the Royal Borough of Greenwich, and part of the A102 road.

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Breach of the peace

Breach of the peace, or disturbing the peace, is a legal term used in constitutional law in English-speaking countries, and in a wider public order sense in the several jurisdictions of the United Kingdom.

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Brian Mawhinney

Brian Stanley Mawhinney, Baron Mawhinney, PC (born 26 July 1940) is a British Conservative Party politician.

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Campaign for Better Transport (United Kingdom)

The Campaign for Better Transport (formerly Transport 2000) is a UK advocacy group that promotes better bus and rail services and for supportive policies and for less expenditure on road building.

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Castanea sativa

Castanea sativa, or sweet chestnut, is a species of flowering plant in the family Fagaceae, native to Southern Europe and Asia Minor, and widely cultivated throughout the temperate world.

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Central line (London Underground)

The Central line is a London Underground line that runs through central London, from, Essex, in the north-east to and in the west.

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Christopher Chope

Sir Christopher Robert Chope (born 19 May 1947) is a British barrister and Conservative politician.

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Colchester

Colchester is an historic market town and the largest settlement within the borough of Colchester in the county of Essex.

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Crossing guard

A crossing guard (North America), a school crossing patrol officer (United Kingdom and Ireland), crosswalk attendant (Australia) or school road patrol and guard (New Zealand) is a traffic management volunteer who is normally stationed on busy roadways to aid pedestrians.

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David Maclean

David John Maclean, Baron Blencathra, PC (born 16 May 1953) is a Conservative Party life peer.

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Department for Transport

The Department for Transport (DfT) is the government department responsible for the English transport network and a limited number of transport matters in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that have not been devolved.

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Desktop publishing

Desktop publishing (abbreviated DTP) is the creation of documents using page layout skills on a personal computer primarily for print.

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East Anglia

East Anglia is a geographical area in the East of England.

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East Cross Route

East Cross Route (ECR) is a dual-carriageway road constructed in east London as part of the uncompleted Ringway 1 as part of the London Ringways plan drawn up the 1960s to create a series of high speed roads circling and radiating out from central London.

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Eminent domain

Eminent domain (United States, Philippines), land acquisition (Singapore), compulsory purchase (United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland), resumption (Hong Kong, Uganda), resumption/compulsory acquisition (Australia), or expropriation (France, Italy, Mexico, South Africa, Canada, Brazil, Portugal, Spain, Chile, Denmark, Sweden) is the power of a state, provincial, or national government to take private property for public use.

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Environmental direct action in the United Kingdom

The environmental direct action movement in the United Kingdom started in 1991 with the forming of the first UK Earth First! group.

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European Court of Justice

The European Court of Justice (ECJ), officially just the Court of Justice (Cour de Justice), is the supreme court of the European Union in matters of European Union law.

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Fax

Fax (short for facsimile), sometimes called telecopying or telefax (the latter short for telefacsimile), is the telephonic transmission of scanned printed material (both text and images), normally to a telephone number connected to a printer or other output device.

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Grassroots

A grassroots movement (often referenced in the context of a left-wing political movement) is one which uses the people in a given district, region, or community as the basis for a political or economic movement.

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Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth, often known to locals as Yarmouth, is a coastal town in Norfolk, England.

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Greater London Council

The Greater London Council (GLC) was the top-tier local government administrative body for Greater London from 1965 to 1986.

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Hackney Marshes

Hackney Marshes is an area of grassland on the western bank of the River Lea in the London Borough of Hackney.

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Hansard

Hansard is the traditional name of the transcripts of Parliamentary Debates in Britain and many Commonwealth countries.

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Harlow

Harlow is a former Mark One New Town and local government district in the west of Essex, England.

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Harry Cohen

Harry Michael Cohen (born 10 December 1949) is a British Labour Party politician, who was the member of parliament (MP) for Leyton and Wanstead from 1983 to 2010.

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Harry Gosling

Harry Gosling CH (9 June 1861 – 24 October 1930) was a British Labour Party politician and trade union leader.

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Highways England

Highways England (formerly the Highways Agency) is the government-owned company charged with operating, maintaining and improving England's motorways and major A roads.

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Ilford

Ilford is a large town in east London, located east of Charing Cross.

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Ipswich

Ipswich is the county town of Suffolk, England, located on the estuary of the River Orwell, about north east of London.

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ITV News

ITV News is the branding of news programmes on the British television network ITV.

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John Horam

John Rhodes Horam, Baron Horam (born 7 March 1939) is a politician in the United Kingdom.

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John Wheeler (British politician)

Sir John Daniel Wheeler, DL, JP, KStJ (born 1 May 1940) is a British Conservative politician who served as Security Minister in Northern Ireland.

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Journal of Material Culture

Journal of Material Culture is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the fields of Cultural Studies and Anthropology.

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Keith Hill (politician)

Trevor Keith Hill (born 28 July 1943, Leicester) is an English politician who served in a variety of Government roles as a Whip and a junior minister.

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Labour Party (UK)

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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Leyton

Leyton is a district of east London and part of the London Borough of Waltham Forest, located north-east of Charing Cross in the United Kingdom.

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Leyton and Wanstead (UK Parliament constituency)

Leyton and Wanstead is a constituency created in 1997 represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by John Cryer of the Labour Party.

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Leytonstone

Leytonstone is an area of East London, and part of the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

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Leytonstone tube station

Leytonstone is a London Underground station in Leytonstone in London, England.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London Docklands

London Docklands is the name for the riverfront and former docks in London, the capital of the United Kingdom.

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London Ringways

The London Ringways were a series of four ring roads planned in the 1960s to circle London at various distances from the city centre.

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M11 motorway

The M11 motorway is a 52-mile (88.5 km) motorway that runs north from the North Circular Road (A406) in South Woodford in northeast London to the A14, northwest of Cambridge, England.

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M12 motorway (Great Britain)

The M12 motorway was a planned motorway starting in north-east London and joining the A12 road in Essex.

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M65 motorway

The M65 is a motorway in Lancashire, England.

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Malcolm Sinclair, 20th Earl of Caithness

Malcolm Ian Sinclair, 20th Earl of Caithness, (born 3 November 1948) is a British Conservative politician and member of the House of Lords as one of the remaining hereditary peers.

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Member of parliament

A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.

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Micronation

A micronation, sometimes referred to as a model country or new country project, is an entity that claims to be an independent nation or state but is not recognized by world governments or major international organizations.

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New Statesman

The New Statesman is a British political and cultural magazine published in London.

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Newbury bypass

The Newbury bypass, officially known as The Winchester-Preston Trunk Road (A34) (Newbury Bypass), is a stretch of dual carriageway road which bypasses the town of Newbury in Berkshire, England.

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Newmarket, Suffolk

Newmarket is a market town in the English county of Suffolk, approximately 65 miles (105 kilometres) north of London.

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North Circular Road

The North Circular Road (officially the A406 and sometimes known as simply the North Circular or "North Circ". Two sections at its eastern end are designated A1020 and A117) is a ring road around Central London in England.

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Norwich

Norwich (also) is a city on the River Wensum in East Anglia and lies approximately north-east of London.

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Paddington

Paddington is an area within the City of Westminster, in central London.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom

The Parliament of the United Kingdom, commonly known as the UK Parliament or British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body of the United Kingdom, the Crown dependencies and overseas territories.

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Paul Channon

Henry Paul Guinness Channon, Baron Kelvedon, PC (9 October 1935 – 27 January 2007) was Conservative MP for Southend West for 38 years, from 1959 until 1997.

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Pennines

The Pennines, also known as the Pennine Chain or Pennine Hills, are a range of mountains and hills in England separating North West England from Yorkshire and North East England.

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Pound sterling

The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.

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Public inquiry

A tribunal of inquiry is an official review of events or actions ordered by a government body.

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Rat running

Rat running or rodent running or cut-through driving is the practice by motorists of using residential side streets or any unintended short cut such as a parking lot, delivery service lane or cemetery road instead of the intended main road in urban or suburban areas.

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Reclaim the Streets

Reclaim the Streets (RTS) is a collective with a shared ideal of community ownership of public spaces.

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Ringway 1

Ringway 1 or the London Motorway Box was the innermost of the series of four motorway standard roads, known as the London Ringways as part of a comprehensive scheme developed by the Greater London Council (GLC) to provide high speed motorway-standard roads within the capital linking a series of radial roads taking traffic into and out of the city.

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Road protest in the United Kingdom

Road protest in the United Kingdom usually occurs as a reaction to a stated intention by the empowered authorities to build a new road, or to modify an existing road.

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Roads for Prosperity

Roads for Prosperity (often incorrectly called Road to Prosperity) was a controversial white paper published by the Conservative government in the United Kingdom in 1989; detailing the largest road building programme for the UK since the Romans produced in response to rapid increases in car ownership and use over the previous decade.

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Romford

Romford is a large town in East London and the administrative centre of the London Borough of Havering.

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Sabotage

Sabotage is a deliberate action aimed at weakening a polity, effort or organization through subversion, obstruction, disruption or destruction.

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SchNEWS

SchNEWS was a free weekly publication from Brighton, England, which ran from November 1994 until September 2014.

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Secretary of State for Transport

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Transport is the member of the cabinet responsible for the British Department for Transport.

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Sit-in

A sit-in or sit-down is a form of direct action that involves one or more people occupying an area for a protest, often to promote political, social, or economic change.

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Squatting

Squatting is the action of occupying an abandoned or unoccupied area of land or a building, usually residential, that the squatter does not own, rent or otherwise have lawful permission to use.

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Steven Norris

Steven John Norris (born 24 May 1945 in Liverpool, Lancashire) is a British Conservative politician.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British online newspaper.

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The Munsters

The Munsters is an American sitcom depicting the home life of a family of benign monsters starring Fred Gwynne as Frankenstein's monster-type head-of-the-household Herman Munster, Yvonne De Carlo as his vampire wife, Lily Munster, Al Lewis as Grandpa, the over-the-hill vampire who relishes in talking about the "good old days", and Beverly Owen (later replaced by Pat Priest) as their teenage niece whose all-American beauty made her the family outcast and Butch Patrick as their half-vampire, half-werewolf son Eddie Munster.

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Tom Fraser

Thomas Fraser PC (18 February 1911 – 21 November 1988) was a Labour Member of Parliament (MP) for the Hamilton constituency between 1943 and 1967.

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Traffic congestion

Traffic congestion is a condition on transport networks that occurs as use increases, and is characterized by slower speeds, longer trip times, and increased vehicular queueing.

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Tunnel

A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end.

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Unemployment benefits

Unemployment benefits (depending on the jurisdiction also called unemployment insurance or unemployment compensation) are payments made by the state or other authorized bodies to unemployed people.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United Kingdom general election, 1997

The 1997 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 1 May 1997, five years after the previous election on 9 April 1992, to elect 659 members to the British House of Commons.

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Urban decay

Urban decay (also known as urban rot and urban blight) is the process by which a previously functioning city, or part of a city, falls into disrepair and decrepitude.

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Wanstead

Wanstead is a suburban area in east London (E.11), forming part of the London Borough of Redbridge.

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Welling

Welling is a town in the London Borough of Bexley approximately 10.5 miles (16.9 km) east-southeast of Charing Cross, the traditional centre of London.

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Westway (London)

Westway is a long elevated dual carriageway section of the A40 trunk road in west London running from Paddington to North Kensington.

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491 Gallery

The 491 Gallery was a squatted social centre and multi-disciplinary gallery in Leytonstone, London, England, that operated from 2001 to 2013.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M11_link_road_protest

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