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Council commits £2million to tackle serious youth violence

£2million committed by Islington Council to help tackle serious youth violence Specialist charities have been commissioned by the Islington Labour-run council to help tackle the root causes and consequences of...

Minister fails to promise EU funding support

Following the country's decision to vote to leave the European Union, the Leader of Islington Council, Cllr Richard Watts, has called for the government to confirm that vital EU funding...

Councillors welcome HIV treatment ruling

                Islington Labour councillors have welcomed a High Court ruling that could lead the way for vital HIV treatment to be funded by...

Councillors elected to Labour national committee

ISLINGTON LABOUR COUNCILLORS ELECTED TO LABOUR NATIONAL COMMITTEE               This week, two Islington Labour councillors have been elected to sit on the Labour Party’s...

Barnsbury War Memorials to be restored

Labour councillors for Barnsbury ward are to help fund the restoration and conservation of two Grade II listed First World War memorials at Thornhill Road Gardens and St Silas Church....

Labour Housing Chiefs call for Housing Act Halt

Islington Labour's Housing lead, Cllr Diarmaid Ward, has brought together all of London’s Labour Housing Chiefs to call for the implementation of the Housing and Planning Act to be halted...

Rowena Champion Elected

Islington Labour's Rowena Champion elected as new councillor for Barnsbury. Last Thursday, local resident Rowena Champion was elected to represent Barnsbury ward with over 51% of the vote.  Cllr Rowena...

Housing Act could damage people's health, report warns

The Tory government’s Housing and Planning Act could damage Islington residents’ health, an Islington Council report has warned. Concerns around increased overcrowding, reduced ability to rehouse vulnerable people, and the...

Back to work funding must be protected

Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, has written to the Tory government demanding that funding to help local people back to work is protected following the vote to leave...

'Say NO to Hate Crime' Rally brings Islington together

On Saturday 2nd July, Islington came together to reject hate crime. Following reports of an increase in hate crime incidents across the country in recent days, community leaders and faith...

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