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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...

Council urges Mayor to ban diesels and create more space for walking and cycling

Labour-run Islington Council has called on the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to go further with plans to improve transport in the capital by banning diesel vehicles from London and...

Making new development work for Islington

Cllr Asima Shaikh, Executive Member for Economic Development, writes about how Islington Council is working hard to make sure new development in the borough helps provide jobs and opportunities for...

Islington Council powers up new not-for-profit energy company

Labour-run Islington Council has launched Angelic Energy, London’s first municipal energy provider in more than a century. The move is the latest in the Council’s efforts to make Islington a...

Islington Labour councillors take a stand against hatred with new anti hate crime pledge

Islington Labour councillors have been offering civic leadership during National Hate Crime Awareness Week (14 – 21 October) and are sending a clear message that hatred will not be tolerated...

Government action on acid sales comes not a moment too soon

Cllr Andy Hull, Executive Member for Finance, Performance and Community Safety, responds to the Government's policy announcement aimed to regulate the purchase of acids. As you may have heard, the...

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