Analysis

Sarah Hayward: housing is still top of London’s ‘to-do’ list, so what can its councils do?

The dust is settling on London’s local elections, and after a lot of froth and high expectations, nothing much has changed. Control of almost all of London’s councils is very much as you were. There […]

Analysis

Labour has become still stronger in London but weaknesses have been exposed

Competition over the meaning of Labour’s results on Thursday has been almost as fierce as the battle for votes itself, with the more fervent of Jeremy Corbyn’s admirers insisting that the party’s failure to hit […]

Analysis

Wandsworth 2018: the battleground borough that looks hardest to call

From the On London Borough Elections Guide 2018: Labour has an ambitious but not impossible path to winning Wandsworth. They need to hold the five wards where they already have three councillors, and win the […]

Analysis

Election 2018: How will London’s Liberal Democrats feel on Friday?

How will London’s Liberal Democrats be feeling on Friday morning after the borough results have come in? They might be very cheery, having kept hold of Sutton yet again and wrested control of both Kingston […]

Analysis

Why London Tories could be crushed on 3 May – and why they might not

It is no wonder that many of the capital’s Conservatives are anticipating 3 May with dread. So much of the evidence points to them heading for a dreadful drubbing at the borough elections you couldn’t […]

News

Will EU citizens use London borough elections to send a message on Brexit?

Valentina Cipriani is doing a masters course in international journalism at City University. This is her first piece for On London. London’s borough elections on 3 May could be the last time non-UK EU citizens […]

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Borough Elections 2018: Tory wobbles in Westminster West End?

Seasoned Labour campaigners in the Tory borough stronghold of Westminster are both hopeful and realistic about their chances in the forthcoming elections: hopeful of making significant gains; realistic about their prospects of gaining enough seats to take […]

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The On London crowdfunding campaign: £10,000 needed in 10 days

The On London crowdfunding campaign began on 1 February, exactly one year after the site was launched, with the aim of raising £25,000 from readers, sympathisers and friends. As I write this, there are 10 […]