Safe Standing – It’s Time Has Come

When I wrote Stand Up Sit Down, examining the history and arguments for and against permitting standing at football matches, it was clear that overwhelming evidence backed supporters being allowed the choice to either sit or stand as they watch their teams. It was...

Save Breich Station

I have almost finished my travels for my next book – Remote Stations. There are just two more trips to complete forty remote stations around England, Wales and Scotland, but by the time the book is published next year one of these may have gone. Network Rail have...

Don’t Let Go!

Most of us wouldn’t just drop something on the ground – littering is anti-social and an offence. But how many people let go of a balloon, watch it float away into the sky and not give a second thought as to where it will end up. One day every balloon will fall to...

Closing Statement from Peter Caton, Green Party

UPMINSTER HUSTINGS 1ST JUNE 2017 I hope that when people cast their votes they will look beyond simply which party will give them the greatest personal financial wealth. I hope that people will consider our whole society and that those of us who are comfortably off...

Green Party Candidate for Hornchurch & Upminster

I am standing as the Green Party candidate for the Hornchurch & Upminster constituency. Here is some background about me and some of the policies that I would pursue if elected. About Me A lifelong Upminster resident and a former Coopers Coborn student, I am aged...