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Kensington & Chelsea must be run by politicians, not protesters

The most preposterous example of Corbynite hubris during the recent borough election campaigns was the notion that Labour would turn the Tories out of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea (RBKC). Anyone bothering to look at […]

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Housing associations’ support for estate regeneration ballots shows shift in political mood

Last week’s report from Inside Housing that the G15 group of London’s largest housing associations supports Sadiq Khan’s proposal that ballots of residents should be held before estate regenerations involving demolitions can go ahead is not so […]

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London politicians must be braver when they talk about crime

Once you’ve endured the news reports, recoiled from the savagery sometimes not far from your front door and felt the shudder, distant but real, of parental empathy, another, more banal, sensation follows – a demoralising sense […]

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Leonie Cooper: London is at fly-tipping tipping point

This is the very welcome debut piece for On London by Leonie Cooper AM, who represents Merton and Wandsworth on the London Assembly and chairs its environment committee. Ugly, costly and unnecessary: fly-tipping in London […]