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Town Hall flies Transgender Flag

Islington Council will again fly the Transgender flag above the Town Hall to mark International Transgender Day of Remembrance, on Friday 20th November. International Transgender Day of Remembrance is held...

The real Living Wage making a difference

Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, writes about Living Wage Week 2015 -  It’s been three years since Islington became the joint-first local authority to become an accredited Living...

Cally Road Tube

Transport for London (TfL) have announced plans to replace the two lifts at Caledonian Road tube station, which will result in the closure of the station for 8 months from...

Black history to be fully integrated into school curriculum

All across the country, October marks Black History Month (BHM). BHM is designed to celebrate, recognise and promote knowledge of the achievements of the Black community to British history, culture...

Job Opportunity - Borough Organiser

Islington Labour Party are looking to recruit a Borough Organiser to help us with our ongoing campaign work. This position represents an excellent opportunity to gain experience in working on...

Labour's 7,000 Councillors are leading the fightback

St Peter's ward councillor, Cllr Alice Perry, spoke at the 2015 Labour Party Conference in Brighton. Read her speech below -  Our lives our defined by our work, the communities...

Jeremy Corbyn MP's Leader's Speech

On Tuesday 29th September, Islington North MP, Jeremy Corbyn, gave his first speech to Labour Party Conference as Leader of the Labour Party. Following Jeremy's victory in the Leadership contest,...

Congratulations Jeremy!

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...

Government must act on refugee crisis

Leader of Islington Council, Cllr Richard Watts, has today called on residents to join him in calling on the Government to deliver real action on the refugee crisis.  Cllr Watts...

Calling Time on Tax Avoiding Companies

Islington Council is set to investigate how companies that avoid paying UK tax can be barred from council contracts. The Policy and Performance Scrutiny Committee will report before Christmas after...

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