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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...

Celebrating Islington’s small businesses

Cllr Asima Shaikh, Executive Member for Economic Development, explains why it is important to support small businesses in Islington on Small Business Saturday and throughout the year. Islington has a...

Councillors’ funding award to school’s healthy eating scheme enters eighth year

Holloway Ward councillors have awarded funding to a local school’s scheme that encourages healthy eating and activities among young people. It is the eighth year in a row in which...

Islington Labour Steps Up Fight for Rights of Local People from Countries in the EU

Islington Labour has joined forces with Labour colleagues across London to step up its campaign calling on the Tory Government to immediately guarantee the full rights of people from other...

Helping people like you

Islington Labour is on the side of local people and is making a difference for the many, not the few, on the issues that matter most. Despite the Council having...

Labour councillor helps to drum up local excitement for Whitecross Street Christmas lights switch-on

  Christmas has come early for three pupils at Prior Weston Primary School, who have been announced as the winner and runners-up of an art competition aimed to promote the...

A Tory Budget for the few

Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, writes about today's Budget announced by the Tory Government. Today's Tory Budget was one for the privileged few, not the many. Islington needed a...

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