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Government’s benefit cap to cost Islington families £50 per week

From 7th November, the Government's benefit cap for families on out-of-work benefits in London has been reduced to £23,000 (£15,410 for single people). Islington Council estimates upwards of 800 local...

UPDATE – Councillors win new concessions on Holloway Road closure

Following relentless campaigning on behalf of residents and local businesses, Islington Labour councillors have won further concessions on the unplanned Holloway Road closure from Transport for London (TfL). HGVs will...

Victory as Tory Government Drops Forced Academies Plan

Islington Labour councillors have welcomed news that the Tory Government has abandoned its plans to force all schools to become academies. The announcement on 27th October 2016 that the Education...

Concessions on Holloway Road closure secured for Islington residents

Since the late-notice closure of Holloway Road, Islington Labour councillors have been working tirelessly to secure a range of concessions from Transport for London (TfL) to help those residents and...

Anger over TfL’s Holloway Road closure announcement

Islington Labour councilors have expressed their dismay over Transport for London’s (TfL) last-minute decision to announce additional temporary closures of one of Islington’s most important and busiest roads. This week,...

Real stories of Tenant Tax impact sent to Minister

HOUSING CHIEFS SEND REAL LONDONERS’ STORIES TO HOUSING MINISTER OVER HOUSING ACT FEARS London’s Labour Housing Chiefs have sent stories from real Londoners about the impact the Housing and Planning...

New post box for Nag's Head

Local councillors, residents, and businesses have welcomed the installation of a new post box at the Nag’s Head Shopping Centre, Holloway Road, after a successful campaign by local councillors and...

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...

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