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Labour Newham mayor hopeful Rokhsana Fiaz pledges referendum on mayoral system

The mayoral system in Newham could be brought to an end under proposals to be announced by local councillor Rohksana Fiaz as she launches her campaign to replace long-serving incumbent Sir Robin Wales as Labour’s candidate for […]

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Will Haringey’s ‘Corbyn Council’ choke off housing supply?

A tension between a wish to redevelop land and a desire to re-assert the control of the local state lies at the heart of Labour politics in London. Variations on that theme can be found all over town. […]

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Empty early 1980s London

I moved to London in the autumn of 1979, with dung on my boots and a head full of dreams. Yesterday, @Knowledgepoint tweeted a home movie of the city billed as having been made by a visitor […]

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