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Islington the 'most radical' in tackling the housing crisis

Influential Guardian writer, Dave Hill, has praised Islington Council as being "considered by many to be the capital's most radical local authority" in tackling the housing crisis facing London. Writing...

Making our roads safer – 20mph speed limit enforcement action

  In our continued efforts to make Islington’s roads safer, Islington Labour is working with the police to keep motorists’ speeds down. Last year, Islington Labour campaigned to become the...

Mayor must be from 'Planet Zog' in approving Mount Pleasant plans

The Mayor of London has ignored the voices of local residents, councillors, and MPs by approving plans to redevelop the Royal Mail's Mount Pleasant site with less than a quarter...

Islington Labour Plans People's Energy Company

Islington Labour has announced plans for a pioneering ‘people’s energy company’ to take on the 'Big Six' energy companies to provide cheaper energy for local people. Energy bills have risen...

Mount Pleasant fight makes it to Westminster

Islington Labour's Cllr James Murray gives evidence to House of Commons Communities and Local Government Select Committee Islington Labour's fight for the best deal for local residents from the future...

Cleaner Greener Buses for Islington Now!

Islington Labour call on Tory Mayor of London to make Holloway Bus Garage hybrid only Islington Labour has called on the Tory Mayor of London to follow their lead and...

Putting residents first – repairs service comes back in-house

Islington Labour’s commitment to putting the needs of the borough’s residents first has been strengthened with the return of the housing repairs service to direct council control. From 1st August,...

£2 million boost for cycle routes in Islington

Islington is set to benefit from £2 million of investment in cycle routes through a pioneering new approach. The Council’s Executive agreed on 16th July to begin consultation with local...

Keep Tufnell Park Station Open!

Islington Labour's St George's ward councillors have joined forces with local residents who are dismayed at plans by Transport For London to close Tufnell Park Tube Station for possibly 7...

Cracking Down on Cheap Super-Strength Alcohol

Islington is the first local authority in London to introduce a voluntary scheme to stop the sale of cheap super-strength alcohol. Two thirds of the Borough’s off-licenses have already signed-up...

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