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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...

Another step towards safer roads in London

A blog from Cllr Claudia Webbe, Executive Member for Environment and Transport at Islington Council -  Today, we welcomed another London Borough to the club of local authorities that are...

The Streets They Left Behind

A blog by Islington Council’s Armed Forces Champion, Cllr Gary Poole (St Mary’s ward) –  The beginning of November marks a poignant period in the civic year for our borough....

Leading the way on the Living Wage

Blog by Cllr Andy Hull, Executive Member for Finance and Resources -  Too many people go to work but come home without the fair pay they deserve. That's why Islington...

Labour now gets it on housing

BLOG - Islington Labour's Cllr Alice Perry writes about the housing challenges facing the country and how the Labour Party is planning to tackle them.  This week Vince Cable warned...

How local government can tackle climate change and the cost of living crisis

A blog post by St Peter's ward councillor, Alice Perry Do you remember when David Cameron announced that the coalition would be the “greenest government ever”? Seems like a long...

Islington Labour leading the way on road safety

A blog post from Cllr Claudia Webbe, Executive Member for Environment Last year Islington became the first borough in the country to introduce a 20mph limit on all council controlled...

Council to lead fight against Tory cuts of over £2,000 per household

Since 2010, Islington Council has faced its biggest Government cuts in peacetime history. The council's budget has been cut by £112m since 2010 - a cut of almost a third. ...

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