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Islington Labour Steps Up Fight for Rights of Local People from Countries in the EU

Islington Labour has joined forces with Labour colleagues across London to step up its campaign calling on the Tory Government to immediately guarantee the full rights of people from other...

Helping people like you

Islington Labour is on the side of local people and is making a difference for the many, not the few, on the issues that matter most. Despite the Council having...

Labour councillor helps to drum up local excitement for Whitecross Street Christmas lights switch-on

  Christmas has come early for three pupils at Prior Weston Primary School, who have been announced as the winner and runners-up of an art competition aimed to promote the...

A Tory Budget for the few

Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council, writes about today's Budget announced by the Tory Government. Today's Tory Budget was one for the privileged few, not the many. Islington needed a...

Tackling poor air quality

Islington Labour has taken another serious step towards tackling poor air quality in the borough, by becoming the first local council to introduce a new charge for diesel vehicles parking...

Standing with the Trans Community

To mark Trans Day of Remembrance (20th November), Islington Council is once again flying the Trans Flag above the Town Hall.  The council has recently adopted a new policy to...

Majority of Islington Labour candidates to be female

For the first time, more than half of Islington Labour’s candidates at next year’s local elections will be female. If the Labour candidates are elected, Islington Council would have the...

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...

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