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Housing high on the agenda at Leader’s Question Time

  Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, reports on the latest Leader’s Question Time meeting Last night (5 December), I took questions from residents in a lively Leader’s Question...

Making transgender equality a reality

Cllr Osh Ganty writes about how Islington is leading the way on transgender equality I am proud to be an Islington Labour councillor, and one of just a few openly...

Celebrating small businesses in Islington

Cllr Asima Shaikh, Executive Member for Economic Development, blogs about Islington’s thriving small business community ahead of Small Business Saturday. It’s Small Business Saturday on 3rd December, and there’s no...

Keeping social care fair in Islington

Cllr Janet Burgess, Executive Member for Health and Social Care, blogs about the importance of social care services in Islington Today, the Communities and Local Government Select Committee is hearing...

Knowledge is Power!

Cllr Joe Caluori, Executive Member for Children, Young People and Families, blogs about how Islington Council is improving education and social mobility in the borough Yesterday (22nd November) in Parliament,...

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...

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