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London Borough Elections 2018 – The Results

Last updated Sunday 6 May. Main points on the elections held on Thursday 3 May 2018. Labour has failed to win its top targets of Barnet and Wandsworth and long shot hopes of victory in Westminster have not been realised either. However, the party […]

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Brent Momentum bonds with Communists. A trip down Memory Lane

News that a branch of Momentum in London and the Communist Party of Britain are holding a public discussion about ways to work together “for a socialist future” has triggered another tremor of déjà vu following […]

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Josh Neicho: Borough of Culture competition has been a joy, but angrier art is on its way

Josh Neicho is a communications professional and freelance journalist who is on the editorial team at Lambeth Life. This is his first, very welcome, piece for On London. Follow Josh on Twitter. Sadiq Khan was in his […]

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Labour in London: Momentum, ‘moderates’ and candidate selections

Recent internal Labour Party elections in Haringey resulting in a string of wins for candidates backed by Momentum, the group formed to back Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, have refuelled talk of big shifts in the Labour grassroots landscape, perhaps changing […]

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London Labour: is Corbyn membership gaining ground as 2018 borough elections approach?

Labour currently dominates London politics, from the mayoralty of Sadiq Khan at City Hall to command of 21 of the capital’s 32 boroughs. Despite the party’s grim position nationally, support for it in the capital seems to have […]