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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...

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'...

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...

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...

Help for small businesses to cope with Government rate rise

Help is on the way for Islington's small businesses that are being hit by massive Tory Government increases in business rates bills, courtesy of a new 'relief scheme' designed by...

New help for people to quit smoking in Islington

Last week, Cllr Janet Burgess, Executive Member for Health and Social Care, attended Nag’s Head Shopping Centre for the launch of a new free service to help smokers in Islington...

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