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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. ...

Fighting for a fair deal for Islington

Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, recently wrote on the LabourList website about the need for a fair deal for Islington and other local councils. Read Richard's article below...

We have the policies - now let's win the election

Cllr Alice Perry, Labour councillor for St Peter's ward and representative for local Labour Party members in London on the Party's policy-making body, reports back on the National Policy Forum...

Tackling bullying in schools a priority for Islington Labour’s LGBT Councillors Group

  Chair of Islington Labour's LGBT Councillors Group, Cllr Nick Ward, writes about the priorities for the group in the months ahead.   Following the local election results in May which...

Veteran and community leader, Bill Millett, has died aged 95

Former Royal Navy man and lifelong servant of his community, Bill Millet passed away on Good Friday. The son of an engineer, he was born in Ecclesbourne Road in Canonbury...

Making a difference - Islington Labour launches its 2014 Manifesto

Islington Council Leader, Cllr Richard Watts, today (Thursday 17th April) launched Islington Labour’s manifesto for the local elections which will take place on 22nd May. Islington Labour’s mission is to...

Islington Labour heads campaign against rip-off cash machines

Islington Labour has demanded action from banks and regulators to tackle rip-off charges at cash machines in the borough.  There are over 120 pay-to-use cash machines in Islington, where charges...

Islington Labour Housing Chief in Top 50 Housing Power Players

Islington Labour's Executive Member for Housing, Cllr James Murray (Barnsbury Ward), has been named in 24 Housing magazine's Top 50 Housing Power Players for 2014.  The annual list was compiled...

Arsenal Should Pay The Living Wage

Arsenal FC’s 60,000-seat Emirates stadium is in the sliver of north London I’m elected to represent. Gooners, as the club’s fans are known, pay some of the highest ticket prices...

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