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Tackling fuel poverty through new developments

Cllr Claudia Webbe, Islington Council's Executive Member for Environment and Transport, writes about how the Council is using the proceeds of new developments to tackle fuel poverty in Islington.  Fuel...

Government has dodged the question again on the rights of local people from the EU

Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, explains why the Prime Minister’s response to Islington Labour’s demands on the rights of local people from other EU countries is not enough....

Reflecting on Islington's Hanukkah celebrations

  Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Executive Member for Community Development, reflects on Islington's annual Hanukkah celebrations and why it is important for Islington Labour councillors to celebrate with the local Jewish...

Celebrating Islington’s small businesses

Cllr Asima Shaikh, Executive Member for Economic Development, explains why it is important to support small businesses in Islington on Small Business Saturday and throughout the year. Islington has a...

Fighting for the rights of local people from countries in the EU

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Executive Member for Community Development, is urging everyone to sign Islington Labour’s petition calling on the Tory Government to guarantee the #FullRightsNow of local people from countries...

Charity sector workers deserve a real Living Wage

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Executive Member for Community Development, explains why Islington Council is fighting for a real Living Wage for charity sector workers. Everyone deserves to earn enough to live...

Creating a Fairer Islington for All through the Arts

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Executive Member for Community Development, explains how Islington Council is working to tackle inequality through its London Borough of Culture bid. Labour-run Islington Council is committed to...

Cally Clock Tower - a history of people achieving change

Cllr Paul Smith, Labour councillor for Holloway ward, writes about the transformation coming to Caledonian Park following a ground-breaking ceremony last week. Work has begun to improve the Cally Clock...

Making new development work for Islington

Cllr Asima Shaikh, Executive Member for Economic Development, writes about how Islington Council is working hard to make sure new development in the borough helps provide jobs and opportunities for...

Government action on acid sales comes not a moment too soon

Cllr Andy Hull, Executive Member for Finance, Performance and Community Safety, responds to the Government's policy announcement aimed to regulate the purchase of acids. As you may have heard, the...

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