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Fighting for the rights of local people from countries in the EU

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Executive Member for Community Development, is urging everyone to sign Islington Labour’s petition calling on the Tory Government to guarantee the #FullRightsNow of local people from countries...

Majority of Islington Labour candidates to be female

For the first time, more than half of Islington Labour’s candidates at next year’s local elections will be female. If the Labour candidates are elected, Islington Council would have the...

Help us fix the housing crisis

Ahead of the Government's Autumn Budget on 22nd November, Leader of Islington Council, Cllr Richard Watts, has written to the Chancellor urging him to help fix the housing crisis Islington...

Council launches Living Wage business ambassador scheme

Islington Council has announced a new business ambassador scheme to encourage more Islington employers to become accredited Living Wage employers. The new scheme, announced during Living Wage Week, will recruit...

Islington Council becomes the UK’s first Living Wage landlord

Labour-run Islington Council has become the UK’s first Living Wage landlord. It will insist that all new tenants in the commercial properties it lets commit to paying at least the...

Charity sector workers deserve a real Living Wage

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Executive Member for Community Development, explains why Islington Council is fighting for a real Living Wage for charity sector workers. Everyone deserves to earn enough to live...

Listening to local people

Local people had their latest chance to put the questions they wanted answered to the Leader of Islington Council, Cllr Richard Watts, this week at the latest 'Leader's Question Time'...

Creating a Fairer Islington for All through the Arts

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Executive Member for Community Development, explains how Islington Council is working to tackle inequality through its London Borough of Culture bid. Labour-run Islington Council is committed to...

Cally Clock Tower - a history of people achieving change

Cllr Paul Smith, Labour councillor for Holloway ward, writes about the transformation coming to Caledonian Park following a ground-breaking ceremony last week. Work has begun to improve the Cally Clock...

Standing up for Islington

Islington Labour petition calls on the Tory Government to immediately guarantee the rights of people from countries in the European Union. Islington Labour is turning up the pressure on the...

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