John Cryer, former MP for Hornchurch who lost his seat in 2005 and is now political officer for union Unite
Tristram Hunt, historian and broadcaster
Sophie Linden, a Hackney councillor and former special advisor to David Blunkett
Terry Paul, chairman of the West Ham Labour party.
Ahmed Shazad, Chair of BAME Labour
But he writes that even though it’s left him “angry and push[ed] me to write a load of stuff on my blog about how disappointed I am”, he’s not going to change his shopping habits. “Iâ€™m not going to cut off my nose to spite my face; I like your shops,” he tells them.
Five hours after the power went out on the park side of Wanstead High Street it still wasn’t on. Which wasn’t good news for lots of shops, the doctors and dentists, and Starbucks. But good news for the Olive Branch.
Parts of the centre of Wanstead including the High Street have been hit by a powercut, which started at about 7.20am and is – unless anyone knows better – still going on. Any updates welcome, electricity permitting, via comments below.