On Saturday 12th September, Islington North MP Jeremy Corbyn, was elected as the new Leader of the Labour Party.
Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, welcomed Jeremy Corbyn MP’s election, saying:
“I want to wish Jeremy my sincere congratulations on his election as Leader of the Labour Party. Jeremy’s victory was stunning and is good news for Islington.
“Jeremy has been a friend and colleague for many years, working closely with the council as we work to make a difference for ordinary working people in Islington.
“The Labour Party has voted for a new kind of politics, and for urgent action on the issues that really matter like building more genuinely affordable homes, helping people into work, and tackling the cost of living; all issues we have been working with Jeremy on for years.
“I look forward to continuing to work with Jeremy to deliver for Islington, and to getting rid of this Tory Government.”