Haringey: the ‘Corbyn Council’ will have some shaping up to do

Claire’s Kober’s decision to step down as a Haringey councillor and step away from the snake pit of Labour politics in the borough had been coming for while. Those of her opponents who’ve greeted it with […]


Drama in Labour Newham mayoral candidate selection as Robin Wales urges ‘open selection’

The controversial contest to select Labour’s mayoral candidate for Newham has been throw wide open with a backbench councillor declaring her readiness to run and long-term incumbent Sir Robin Wales, in a surprise move, declaring his support for an […]


If London wants to build more homes it must demolish some taboos

The launch of LSE London’s recent report on increasing housing supply in the capital was attended by an array of influential people. There was someone from the newly named Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local […]


Labour and the Haringey Development Vehicle. What happens next?

This week’s unusual decision by Labour’s governing National Executive Committee to intervene in Labour-run Haringey Council’s plan to form a joint venture company with commercial property developer Lendlease has further underlined the rancour surrounding this affair and cemented […]