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This election is about housing

  Cllr Diarmaid Ward, Executive Member for Housing and Development at Islington Council, writes about why this election is about stopping the Tories’ devastating housing policies. Speak to any local...

Standing up for carers in Islington

Cllr Janet Burgess, Executive Member for Health and Social Care, blogs about the importance of supporting carers in Islington. In the UK, there are currently 6.5 million people who provide...

Islington Labour - On Your Side

Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, writes about why on 8th June, it's a choice between Labour and the Tories in Islington. Once again, the Tories have decided that...

Standing up for Islington’s SMEs

Cllr Asima Shaikh, Executive Member for Economic Development, blogs about how Islington Labour is supporting SMEs. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) are the lifeblood of Islington’s diverse highstreets. Our borough...

Standing up for immigrants around the world on St Patrick’s Day

Cllr Troy Gallagher, Islington Labour Councillor for Bunhill Ward, blogs about his recent visit to an Irish civil rights event in New York on St Patrick’s Day There are more...

Islington Council is leading the fight against rogue letting agents in the capital

Cllr Diarmaid Ward, Executive Member for Housing and Development, writes about how Islington Council is leading the fight against rogue letting agents in London. New research into the enforcement action...

On the Side of EU Citizens in Islington

Cllr Dave Poyser, Labour Member for Hillrise Ward, blogs about Brexit and EU citizens in Islington. As the triggering of Article 50 looms, signalling the beginning of the UK’s Brexit...

Standing up for EU citizens in Islington

Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, blogs about the recent EU rally at Islington Town Hall This week (21 March), the Prime Minister announced that she plans to trigger...

Celebrating Islington’s inspirational women

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Executive Member for Community Development, blogs about how the Council is supporting and inspiring women in Islington This week, to celebrate International Women’s Day (8 March), I...

This Tory Budget lets down Islington

Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, blogs about the impact of the 2017 Budget on Islington. Today (8 March), the Chancellor delivered his Budget statement, setting out the Tories’...

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