Haringey: ‘Corbyn Council’ set to demolish unsafe homes on Broadwater Farm estate

The Labour local authority elected following the Momentum-led removal of previous councillors who had backed regeneration plans involving the future redevelopment of the Broadwater Farm estate in Tottenham are set to sanction the demolition of […]


Regenerating London: building a better city means winning more hearts and minds

Such is the allure of London protest politics for media of every type and size that the city is now routinely depicted as a place where venal politicians, rich foreigners and grasping property tycoons conspire on […]


Community Lands Trusts: small is beautiful…but still very small

Sadiq Khan’s announcement that two pieces of land owned by Transport for London are to be developed by the London Community Land Trust is a significant step forward for a campaign that has battled long […]


Lewisham East: Labour wins with ease but its internal struggles continue

The outcome of yesterday’s Lewisham East by-election is being subjected to as much fevered interpretation as was the process by which Labour selected its candidate Janet Daby. She comfortably held the seat formerly occupied by Heidi Alexander, taking 50.2% […]


Duncan Bowie: where is the planning in Sadiq Khan’s new London Plan?

Described at Municipal Dreams as “an esteemed figure in housing and planning circles”, Duncan Bowie is a long-standing academic in his field and advisor to London government, including Ken Livingstone when he was mayor. This […]


Haringey: Labour branch rebukes Sadiq Khan over NHS devolution deal

Health professionals in the capital and politicians from across the party spectrum have long argued that the NHS would serve the city’s people better if more control of it was devolved to London level. Sadiq Khan […]


Daniel Moylan: how Conservatives can challenge Labour’s claim on London and its values

Karen Buck, Labour MP for Westminster North and my distinguished On London fellow-contributor, spoke up for Sadiq Khan’s first two years as Mayor of London recently. Writing in City A.M, she did her best with […]