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Holloway Prison must deliver genuinely affordable homes

Islington Council has taken its latest step to ensure the former Holloway Prison site delivers the genuinely affordable homes that local people need. In a clear message to potential developers,...

Councillors call for Archway Tavern to be reopened

Islington Labour Councillors Kaya Comer Schwartz (Junction), Marian Spall (Hillrise), and Dave Poyser (Hillrise), have joined calls by the local community for the Archway Tavern to reopen in 2018. Cllr...

New council homes for Islington

Islington Labour is set to deliver the biggest council house building programme in a generation, thanks to a massive new investment in council homes. Islington’s Labour-run council has announced details...

Council’s new Licensing Policy makes Islington a safer place for women and young adults

Islington Labour councillors have pledged to make Islington a safer place for women and young adults, by voting for the Council’s new Licensing Policy at Full Council (7th December). Earlier...

Defending council homes

Islington Labour secures important victory in fight to defend council homes from Tory sell-off plans. Islington Labour has been campaigning to protect vital council homes from Tory Government plans that...

Reflecting on Islington's Hanukkah celebrations

  Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Executive Member for Community Development, reflects on Islington's annual Hanukkah celebrations and why it is important for Islington Labour councillors to celebrate with the local Jewish...

Islington Council reaffirms commitment to work towards safer streets in Islington

Last week at Full Council (7th December), Islington Labour councillors repeated their commitment to make streets in Islington safe for local people and eliminate all deaths and injuries on roads...

Islington Labour councillors pledge to make Council dementia friendly

Islington Labour councillors have voted to work towards making Islington Council dementia-friendly at Full Council (7th December) this week. An estimated 1,248 people living in Islington have dementia. As Islington’s...

Islington Labour councillors urge government action over flawed approach to Universal Credit

Islington Labour councillors called on the Tory Government to pause and fix the rollout of Universal Credit at Full Council this week (7th December). Universal Credit replaces six benefits with...

Islington Labour calls on the Tory Government to stop cutting funding for the police

Islington Labour councillors are urging the Tory Government to rethink its damaging cuts to police funding, which have led to a steep fall in officer numbers and damaged community policing...

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