Latest stories

Shoulder to shoulder

Cllr Richard Watts', Leader of Islington Council, statement on the terrorist attack in Finsbury Park -  It is with sadness that I write this statement today, following the dreadful events...

Grenfell Tower Fire - How you can help

   Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, writes about the Grenfell Tower fire and how Islington residents can help -  We have all seen the devastating pictures of the...

Pledging to reduce air pollution in Islington on National Clean Air Day

On Thursday 15th of June, Islington Councillors joined in to mark the UK’s first ever National Clean Air Day outside the Town Hall. National Clean Air Day, which is being...

How you can get involved

Here's how you can volunteer to help Labour in the General Election in Islington - Find a campaign event near you - www.labour.org.uk/events To help stuff envelopes, and to help...

The spirit of London

Following the terrible attack on London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday 3 June, Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, issued the following statement: "Our heartfelt condolences and thoughts...

Standing together

Following the tragic attack in Manchester on Monday 22nd May, Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, made the following statement: “On behalf of Islington Council and everyone in Islington,...

The manifestos prove that only Labour is on the side of working people

Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, blogs about the stark differences between the Labour and Conservative Parties' manifestos. Last week, the Labour and Conservative Parties published their manifestos to...

Ensuring a bright future for Islington's schools

Cllr Joe Caluori, Executive Member for Children, Young People and Families, blogs about what Labour's schools funding policies mean for Islington. Last week, the Labour Party pledged to stop the...

Election is a chance for a clean start on air quality

Cllr Claudia Webbe, Member for Environment and Transport, blogs about tackling poor air quality. Here in Islington we have already been working for years to tackle poor air quality. From...

Bringing Islington together through The Great Get Together

Cllr Kaya Comer-Schwartz, Executive Member for Community Development, blogs about The Great Get Together. In my role as Executive Member for Community Development, I am struck often by the generosity...

Welcome to Islington Labour