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Islington continues to lead the fight against poverty pay

Cllr Andy Hull, Executive Member for Finance, Performance and Community Safety, blogs about how Islington is leading the way as a Living Wage employer. This Living Wage Week, the Living...

Tory Government's £33m Highbury White Elephant

Cllr Joe Caluori, Islington’s Executive Member for Children, Young People and Families, writes about how the Tory Government is wasting £33m on a Highbury Free School while refusing to fund...

Black history to be fully integrated into school curriculum

All across the country, October marks Black History Month (BHM). BHM is designed to celebrate, recognise and promote knowledge of the achievements of the Black community to British history, culture...

Labour's 7,000 Councillors are leading the fightback

St Peter's ward councillor, Cllr Alice Perry, spoke at the 2015 Labour Party Conference in Brighton. Read her speech below -  Our lives our defined by our work, the communities...

Summer Budget - Unfair for Islington

Islington's Executive Member for Finance and Performance, Cllr Andy Hull, writes about the Tory Government's summer budget.  Well unfair  Welfare reforms brought in by the government since 2010 have already...

We can't ignore blacklisting

Cllr Alice Perry, St Peter's ward, writes about the importance of tackling the practice of 'blacklisting' -  Our lives our defined by our work, the communities we come from and...

Irish flag raised to celebrate St Patrick's Day

To celebrate St Patrick’s Day, 17th March, Islington Council today raised the Irish flag above the Town Hall.  This occasion was witnessed by members of the local Irish community, councillors,...

There are limits to local authority cuts

Leader of Islington Council, Cllr Richard Watts, wrote this week in the Evening Standard about the Tory-led Government's massive cuts to local councils and the impact yet more cuts would...

Council Budget Passes – Tough Choices, Right Priorities

Leader of Islington Council, Cllr Richard Watts, writes about the council budget and Islington Labour’s commitment to making a difference for our borough. On Thursday 26th February, Islington Council was...

Cllr Ismail's resignation from Council's Executive

On Wednesday 14th January, Cllr Rakhia Ismail resigned from Islington Council's Executive as Lead Member for Community Development for personal reasons.  A copy of Cllr Ismail's letter of resignation to...

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